OTTAWA, ON - DECEMBER 23: Bobby Ryan #6 of the Ottawa Senators chats with Jeff Zatkoff #37 of the Pittsburgh Penguins during warmups prior to an NHL game at Canadian Tire Centre on December 23, 2013 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Jana Chytilova/NHLI via Getty Images)
You've got to focus on playing good hockey. When we do that we give ourselves a chance to win games. Win games and then maybe we''ll have a chance at the end. You can't worry about something like (the division title) when we're not playing our best hockey down the stretch. We'll figure things out together the way we always do and get back on the right page.
— Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews after loss to Flyers on Wednesday left them five points out of first place in Central Division