"All of a sudden we're finding ourselves hopefully crawling back into the playoff scene. I sure hope that when I do come back that they will be meaningful games, and by the way we're playing we've got a chance to do that." -- Zach Parise
"He made it clear he wants us to start winning games and really bring a more competitive attitude, especially after the last game. We didn't have that in our game at all." -- Andrew Cogliano
"Right now, I want to clinch a playoff spot. Our goal at the start of the year was to make the playoffs, that's our No. 1 priority." -- Steve Yzerman
"One thing's for sure, I won't second-guess myself. I really tried and I tried and I tried. I'm really sure about the decision. I'm done, period. I can't do it." -- Peter Forsberg
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I wasn't even born back then [in 1989], so I didn't really know that.