On being surrounded by over 54,000 fans:
Well, I couldn’t really see the fans. They were so far away. It was great. They were loud. The view from the bench, looking out across the ice and into the stands was pretty amazing. You never see that many fans at a hockey game, so it was an amazing feeling to see that. It was a great experience. Something I’ll always remember, and I would’ve like to remember it as a win.

On whether it was hard to get focused for this game:
No. We were ready to go. They just out-competed us, got a few bounces in the first, and scored some big goals. We failed to do that, and that was the reason we lost.

On frustration over not being able to take advantage of lopsided puck possession:
It’s frustrating. The bottom line is we’re not hungry enough to score. The goalie’s seeing the puck every time there’s a shot at the net. There’s no deflections being made. There’s not many screens in front, and when the goalie’s seeing the puck, he’s going to make the save. The goalies are too good these days. At this point, us not scoring goals has been a constant theme, and it’s getting embarrassing, so we need to pick up our socks and everyone needs to get hungry around the net and score goals.

On the build-up to the game prior to losing 3-0:
You always want to remember an experience like this with a win. I’m still always going to remember it and feel good that I was able to be a part of this game. It’s too bad we didn’t win, and it’s even worse that we’re on a four or five-game losing streak now and that we lost to the Ducks. That’s how I’m going to remember it.

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