"Last year was the first time we've ever faced each other in an organized hockey game. So growing up in the backyard rink is the only time we've really faced each other … I'm six years older, probably four or five inches taller and I've got 50 pounds on him, so I beat up on him a little bit. But it toughened him up, and he's always been a competitor."
-- Taylor Pyatt on facing his brother Tom
"When you've been around the game for awhile, you understand what wave after wave is, and going after people and what winning every night is."
-- Detroit coach Mike Babcock
"I don't think it's just on the back end, I think it's our whole team in general. It certainly hasn't been talked about that much. We'd like to chip in more offensively when we can, but I think the positive out of that is we haven't been giving up too much defensively either."
-- Matt Carle
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Because of the way they play and their skill set I don't think they're fourth-line players, so in my mind I'm looking at one of those guys I'll have to move over to the wing.