On his improvements: "I was not thinking at the beginning of the year that things would go this well. My objective was to score 30 points and to make the third line. If I was drafted, great. But now it's looking a lot better. If I get drafted in the first round, it would be great."
It's hard to walk into that locker room and look those guys in the eye when they've played -- clearly, that was our best game we've played in the series -- and I thought we deserved a better fate tonight.
— Tampa Bay Lightning coach Jon Cooper on his team's 3-2 loss to the Canadiens in Game 3 on Sunday