November 25 postgame quotes: Darryl Sutter
On whether the comeback was representative of the team’s patience in key situations:
[There] was a little bit of honesty in it, in terms of we’ve outshot teams 50-to-20 and haven’t gotten two points. Maybe tonight it all came around for us.
On whether he was surprised to be shorthanded for so much of the game:
Yeah, I was surprised at some of the calls, quite honest.
On the penalty killing:
At the end of the day, when you can put two Sedins and Kesler and Garrison or Edler or Bieksa out there, and they have that many minutes on there, eventually they’re going to get one good chance, and basically that’s a shot-screen-rebound. It’s how you score.
On “how good” Ben Scrivens was in the win:
He’s got to be good every night. As I said this morning, if you look at it now, other than Luongo and four or five guys that have played 20 games this year, if you want to be a playoff team, you need two goalies. It’s really clear. We’re going through a stretch where our big guy’s out, and we’ve got to try and keep our head above it while we do, and that’s what Ben’s done.
On Scrivens’ clutch saves:
You know what? I’m not jumping on Ben Scrivens’ wagon here, right? There are nights where we’ve only gotten a point and we’ve given up eight or nine shots, so he should be fresh.
On Jeff Carter recording a point in his return to the lineup:
I think Mike Richards took charge of the game.
On how he manages a game with frequent stops and heavy penalty killing time:
Try and keep everybody fresh when you’re playing lots of game. I’m not saying very much. We know how to handle it. I’m not a yeller or a screamer. You try and manage guys’ shifts. It’s all you’re trying to.
On the Clifford-Vey-Toffoli line during five-on-five play:
They played reasonable minutes, they scored a good goal. It’s good to see Cliffy score. I talked to those guys about it – it’s just like what you asked before, about what you’re saying. I asked those young guys to step up and give us some energy, and they did.
On whether this was a game to build on:
We try and win every game. We have a pretty good attitude about that.