Jarret Stoll, on how he feels the day after his first game in two weeks:
“Fine. Just looking forward to getting a win, helping the team win. We came here to win one, maybe two. We still have an opportunity to win one. We got to play a lot better than we did last night.”

Stoll, on whether the team chased the puck too much in its own zone:
“Yeah…time in their zone, lengthy shifts, three, four shifts in a row, didn’t have that. Didn’t make Crawford work nearly as hard as we wanted to.”

Stoll, on the team’s road struggles:
“Yeah, it’s a weird thing. I don’t think you can pinpoint one or two things. Seems like our offense on the road has struggled, scoring one goal, not more than two. I don’t know what that is. We got to find a way to win some games on the road if we want to keep our season going. We know that. Get a chance here tonight.”

Stoll, on any concerted effort by the centers to clear space in front of Jonathan Quick:
“We know that’s going to be a game plan of any team we face now against our goaltender. That’s a job on the low forward and the two defensemen to clear guys out to make sure Quicky can see the pucks, just to make sure there’s no second-chance opportunities that they’re going to get a stick on. Yeah, it’s the job of everybody in the D-zone to help out that way, especially around our net, make it tougher on them. If they’re going to get shots from the outside, that’s one thing. After that, that’s it.”

Dustin Penner, on what the team needs to do early in Game 2:
“We got better towards the third period. We have to play like we did in the third period for 60 minutes. They had their way with us in the first. We have to get the D go back, get bodies on them, get them in their own end.”

Penner, on what he sees in Bryan Bickell, given Bickell’s comment that he tries to model his game after Penner:
“He’s improved over the last three, four years. I remember him when he broke in, I was in Edmonton. You need big bodies and competitors in playoffs. I think that’s what he’s brought to their team.”

Penner, on whether he expects an added physical element in Game 2:
“Yeah, I think so. I think we got to bring more physicality to the game than we did last time. They were on the perimeter passing pucks around. Got to go through more of their players more often, make it tougher on them.”

Penner, on any difference of playing back-to-back playoff games on the road:
“The amount of time that elapses between games is less. We have played back-to-back before. For us it’s nice because we get a quicker chance at redemption. Don’t have time to dwell on it. Reviewed video. Playoffs is a time you’re here to play the games. Everything else, the media, the practices, the time between games, you don’t care for. When you’re on the ice, it’s the best part for us.”

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Bio

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