May 18, 2013 10:14 pm

May 18 postgame quotes: Darryl Sutter

On his immediate reaction to the late penalties and the loss:
“We’re getting used to it. Two games in a row.”

On whether he saw the replay of the Lewis penalty:
“What have I got to watch the replay for if they call it running into the goaltender? So you must have watched it. Did he run into the goalie? [Reporter: It didn’t look like a penalty to me.] So what do you want me to tell you then?”

On whether he was happy with the team’s overall performance:
“You know what? Both teams are having trouble scoring five-on-five. So it’s boiled down to power plays for both tteams that have won the last two games.”

On an allegation that the refs decided the game:
“I don’t put a whole lot into that. They said we got a break last game, so what should I say this game? We got a break?”

On Logan Couture’s game winner:
“I think [Quick] probably was reading Thornton’s shot instead of Thornton-Marleau pass.”

On whether mixing lines in the third was to correct something he wasn’t happy with:
“No. I’m allowed to do that. Did it last game, do it every game. It’s not where we run guys out offense, defense, stuff like that. I can mix guys up.”

On how the team played “overall”:
“We’re fine. Tough team. We’ve got our hands full, obviously.”

On Tanner Pearson’s debut:
“I thought he was fine. First game.”

On whether Game 3 was the kind of game that can change the momentum in a series:
“Depends who you’re cheering for.”

On starting overtime in a long stretch of five-on-three:
“We did an awesome job killing the five-on-three. They didn’t score five-on-three. We talked about killing the five-on-three, killing the five-on-four, then winning the hockey game. We damn near did it. If they had scored five-on-three, was that the first time that an overtime game’s been won five-on-three? I don’t know. But I’ve yet to be in a game where we started five-on-three, ever, and I’ve been in a lot of overtimes.”

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