November 23, 2013 11:43 pm

November 23 postgame quotes: Darryl Sutter

On the team’s performance:
We played a good game. [We’re] having trouble scoring right now. [Reporter: What do you chalk that up to? The goalies the last couple games were pretty good.] Well, we’ve got a lot of guys out of the lineup. ‘What do you chalk it up to?’ I mean, they knocked two guys out again last game. It’s hard. You’re mixing. It’s sort of like diversifying your portfolio. [Reporter: And you moved Brown to right wing because of the injuries.] Clearly. That’s one guy that could move over. We knocked two right wingers out last game, so we moved Brownie over. It didn’t affect how he played. It didn’t affect anything, quite honest.

On the penalty killing:
Our penalty killing was good. I mean, you kill two in the third, you know what? You get a point out of it. The goalie’s got to make a couple big saves, which he did. He’s got to do that when you’re not scoring.

On what he saw in Colorado that was different from previous seasons:
Not anything different than previous seasons. Those kids have grown…they’re great players. They’ve just grown into it. [Reporter: Does it seems like maybe they’re a little bit better defensively this year, as opposed to the last couple years?] Well, they’ve got excellent goaltending, right from the start. Look at both guys. [They’ve been] really, really good.

On his assessment of Ben Scrivens:
Game-to-game. Strong game. Gave us a chance to win tonight. You need that every night from your goaltender…I don’t care who that is in there. He’s doing a good job. I’d say probably the game in New Jersey he had more work.

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