June 8, 2013 11:42 pm

June 8 postgame quotes: Darryl Sutter

On the “flow” of overtime:
“I think that’s typical overtime. There’s lots of opportunities both ways. In the end, probably their two best offensive guys made a great play to score a goal.”

On whether he has to say anything to the team after allowing two early goals:
“We don’t have to talk much about that stuff. That’s really a question that we get asked a lot, about resolve, all those things. Our team is highly successful because of that. There’s not much you can do about giving up bad goals. If you put your head between your legs, you’re going to get your ass kicked. We don’t do that. We respond in the right way all the time.”

On whether he could pinpoint what got Patrick Kane going in the last two games:
“No.”

On whether he takes any solace from the season’s result:
“As you know, I think we went farther than — we went to the Conference Finals again. That tells you how fine a line it is. We got beat in the Conference Finals by the best team in the conference at the end of the day. We accomplished everything. Once you set the bar up there, then that’s your bar. So obviously we’re disappointed to lose to Chicago, but we’re certainly not disappointed in how we played. I mean, I think you look at our season, other than not getting home ice, we’ve done everything we’ve wanted.”

On how banged up the team was:
“Three, four guys that were game time after Game 6 in San Jose, literally. I think most teams are going to say that the farther you go. Also tells you how tough it is to win, how you need that. I know it’s something that gets talked lots about. You have to stay healthy. Have you to be close to 100%, especially with your top guys. I know we weren’t.”

On rebounding from a two-goal deficit to force overtime:
“I think just even to come back from two soft goals, then to come back from 3-2 to tie it up, then just our ability to play the way we do.”

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