March 19 postgame quotes: Darryl Sutter

On the feeling after the loss, knowing the predicament the team is in:
Disappointing, obviously. That’s how I feel. I’m not sure how the group feels, but that would be my take on it.

On the challenges early in the 5-2 loss:
I think they had a really good start, and I think we had some guys that weren’t as sharp as they needed to be early in the game.

On whether every remaining game is a “must-win” game:
Yeah, I think that’s how you always look at it. I think we’re into a position where we’re playing really good division teams. Tonight, tomorrow night, and I think that you have to really be able to check and you have to be able to really bear down on the few opportunities you’re going to get against clubs like this.

On whether it’s surprising that some skill players weren’t sharp in Game 71:
You know what? You better give the other team some credit. You know, there’s two teams out there every night. We had some young guys that are not probably used to being in this position in terms of what they have to bring every night and playing on the road – things like that.

On whether the focus is to put this game behind the club and move on to tomorrow:
Yeah, that’s a good way to look at it.

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