"You just try to stay positive with yourself and be optimistic about when you're going to heal and when you're going to recover and hope that when you do have good days that it's going to continue that way. The more you think that way, the better it is, I think."
-- Jonathan Toews
"He's picking up his pace and he's in as good of shape as he's been in all the years I've known him. He's showing the good qualities of an official. He's coming back."
-- NHL director of officiating Terry Gregson
"I'm crazy nervous but I think that's normal. To jump in now, it's so important. We're in a playoff run. To jump in now, it's a huge difference from the start of the season." -- Sven Baertschi
"It's never fun to be on the sidelines, especially with Sid's injury. It's a little different than back surgery or hip surgery or anything else out there. You have to be patient. But I think he's getting better, he's getting close to being back on the ice. And it's going to be exciting when he gets back."
-- Mario Lemieux
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Yeah, I guess so. That empty-netter was pretty lucky, but I'll take it.