May 28 postgame quotes: Jonathan Quick - LA Kings Insider

On playing in a Game 7:
“It’s no different than any other game when you have a lead. I think if you start approaching it differently just cause it’s kind of a win-or-go-home, I think if you approach it differently, then you’re adjusting your game based on the circumstances. You’ve got to try to play your same game no matter what’s going on around you. I think the guys prepared that way and we were able to [win].”

On the team’s resiliency and winning games when pressed:
“Well, not necessarily. We would’ve liked that win in Game 6. We were able to get it on home ice. Obviously if we think we’re going to be able to continue in the playoffs, we have to win some road games. We’ve got to figure out what’s going on there, and we’ve got to get better at it. We had a chance to close it out two nights ago but weren’t able to do that. Sometimes if you give those games up, they come back and bite you. We were able to win tonight, but we definitely know there’s room for improvement. Both Detroit and Chicago are going to be very challenging. We have a lot to prepare for.”

On how much of the puck he saw during a heavy screen on Dan Boyle’s goal:
“Not as much as I would’ve liked. You kind of wish you have it. You wish you picked the right side. I thought he was going to shoot my left. Kind of based on the screen, I guessed wrong. A few goals against that have happened similar to that in the last couple weeks. So I’ve got to start getting a read on the situation a little bit better.”

On where the intensity of this win ranks compared to other wins:
“Obviously it’s a high pressurized situation at the end, but I don’t think the game is any more intense than any other game this series. I think the first period…everybody was playing a little cautious, and you didn’t want to make the first mistake. It opened up a little bit in the second, and the third you obviously were just trying to protect the lead there in the last couple minutes. I don’t think there was ‘high intensity’ any more high than the past few.”

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