February 6 postgame quotes: Brown, Regehr - LA Kings Insider

Dustin Brown, on earning two points in the final game before the break:
Every two points are important, but I think it’s important to find a way to win. Not only for the points, but just for the morale of the team. We’ve been…struggling and trying to find a way to break through, and tonight it took us to overtime, but we found a way to do it. I think that’s important going into the break. Guys leaving with a winning taste in their mouths. I think it makes those two weeks of rest a little more enjoyable, and then we’ve got to get excited to come back and get ready to work again.

Brown, on winning a game in which they entered the third period trailing:
I thought at the end of the day we didn’t play very well in the first. We had our chances in the second, but at the day, you’re going into the third down one-nothing, and it’s one of those things where it’s a one-shot game. You kind of play with that mentality. Your normal game plan, you don’t have to take risks because it’s a one-nothing game, so we just went about our game and found a way to get a goal early. It makes it a little easier to continue to play our game.

Brown, on Robyn Regehr’s game-winning shot:
Yeah, he’s a Jacket killer. He’s got two goals this year, both against Columbus. I guess he likes playing against them.

Robyn Regehr, on his overtime game-winner:
Well, Mike Richards did a great job on the four-on-four walking up the wall and bringing some guys to him. I saw that. I moved down a little bit on the left side, and he gave me the puck. I saw Jeff was doing a great job screening the goaltender. It was just a matter of trying to get the puck to the net after that.

Regehr, on whether he becomes a Team Canada fan during the Olympic break:
Oh, yeah. For sure, we do. I think everyone, almost everyone gets a chance to watch the games and see how guys are doing, because we’ve got teammates over there playing, and that’s our sport. I’ll be watching other events as well, but the one that I’ll be watching the most is the hockey tournament and seeing how the guys do. The challenge, especially for the North American teams, is playing on the bigger ice, because it was NHL-sized ice back in Vancouver, but now it’s going to be international sized, and Europeans grew up on that ice surface and they’re used to it a little bit more than the North Americans. So it’ll be a real challenge for Canada and the U.S.

Regehr, on being in the room with Team Canada for the first time in 2006:
You’re trying to work to get together as quickly as possible. You’ve played against all the guys, and you know some of them, but a lot of them you don’t, and you’re just trying to figure things out and play the way that you’re supposed to with systems and special teams and things like that as quickly as possible.

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