On the feeling after the Game 5 loss:
“We’re disappointed right now. We wanted different results, obviously. I think we felt like we were coming on, and we had a good game tonight. You lose a series in five games, obviously they’re doing something a little bit better over there, so it’s a disappointing feeling right now.”

On the shock of the season coming to an end:
“Yeah, it is a shock, obviously. We wanted to keep going. That’s it. They’re a good team. They handled us pretty well, and obviously it’s not a lot of positive to take out of this at this point.”

On whether the team deserved a better result, considering its overtime chances:
“We had some chances. You’ve got to bury your chances, though. That’s it. They did a good job. They had a chance, they capitalized, and that’s it. It’s overtime. Anything can happen.”

On what was said after the team fell behind 2-0:
“Just talking about that we had a lot of time. It’s not ideal being down 2-0, but at the same time you’ve got 50 minutes to catch up. That was the main point right there, just kind of stop it, stop the bleeding and go and just got to chip away at it. Guys did a good job of sticking with it and battling back and forcing OT.”

On Mike Richards returning to the lineup and forcing overtime with a late goal:
“He’s awesome. He’s awesome for us every time he gets in the lineup. He showed it again tonight. He’s a big game player. That’s what those guys do. They score those goals, and it’s fun having a guy like that on your team.”

On whether the leadership group had any message to the team following the game:
“No. There’s nothing to be said right now. The season’s over. That’s it.”

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