On the way the game ended: It’s always tough to kill a five-on-three, especially in overtime against a team that’s already down two-nothing at home. I don’t think we agree with how it went down, five-on-three, but sometimes the refs miss calls.” On Logan Couture’s game-winning goal: “Yeah, I mean he’s a really good player [...]
Justin Williams and Dustin Penner joined several members of the media for a conference call earlier today. Several Williams quotes were withheld for a quick feature that will be posted later in the afternoon. Justin Williams, on the reaction to the series victory: “It seems like, especially after the game, obviously after a series when [...]
On his goal with 0.2 seconds remaining in the second period: “That was a fortunate break. Turnover in neutral zone. Scuds got it up to me. I cut to my wing and I heard the bench yell, ‘Shoot!’ So it’s pretty simple after that. It just went off of…Polak’s stick.” On whether he can ever [...]
On what the team has been doing differently over the last three games: “Maybe there’s been a few different things. It’s a game of inches. I’ve said it before. Those games – St. Louis could easily have won. We felt that if we might have had a couple of more fortunate breaks in the first [...]
On the mentality within the locker room heading into the third period: “Just win one period. We had tied one, lost one. If we could just win this period – small goals for ourselves – that would lead into a big one. And get pucks to the net, get inside their D and create havoc [...]
Dustin Penner, on trailing two-nothing: “It’s not easy to be in, but that’s why we play a best-of-seven. They held court in St. Louis, and we plan on doing the same thing here. We’re looking forward to getting a big boost from our home crowd and splitting the series even, 2-2.” Penner, on remaining “even [...]
On “intangible steps” to block out the ending of last night’s game: “I think we’ll obviously go over video…We didn’t lose the game on one play last night. There were a bunch of plays that led to it. They had a guy step up at an opportune time. Their special teams were better, and their [...]
Courtesy of TSN, here’s something to soothe some of your nerves on the eve of Game 1.