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October 17, 2013 9:01 pm

October 17 postgame quotes: Darryl Sutter

On whether the four-on-three penalty kill is worked on much in practice:
No, because it takes a lot of courage to kill a four-on-three, because generally you’re going to have to get in front of the puck, a hard puck, shot somewhere.

On Jonathan Quick’s performance:
He was sharp tonight. He was good early, and it’s a good test for him, because it’s a building where he’s had a tough time.

On Slava Voynov’s performance:
I thought he was fine. [Reporter: Any particular aspects that you liked, or just steady?] I don’t think there was anything that stood out about his game, that jumps out.

On earning six of eight points in a trip where the team traveled across the country:
Well, I didn’t feel the travel was that tough, quite honest. Getting here, that first game was the toughest one in terms of travel. It wasn’t that hard. Carolina, Tampa, Florida, catch Nashville on the way home. So I don’t think travel was the thing. That really has no bearing on it. What’s more important is we played six of our first eight on the road, which is the most in the conference. So we still have our heads above water after six road games. That’s what’s more important.

On playing Nashville in their own building:
They play the same way over and over and over and over and over and over and over. If they can break two or three guys will and force mistakes like they did tonight, and if you don’t have the goaltending to match them, then they’ll beat you.

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