"I was asked to play more of a shut-down role and I'm taking pride in that. In the past that wasn't my job and now it is. I take pride in what's asked of me." -- Mike Green
"Since he's been here, Sergei has worked hard. Both off the ice and on the ice he's working to improve his communication with his teammates. He's obviously taken a liking to what (goalie coach) Jeff Reese is trying to get him to do. I'm surprised, but obviously we're all quite pleased with how he's played."
-- Paul Holmgren
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I think that’s the sign of a good team. When you don’t play well, and you don’t stay focused and you don’t do the intangibles that it takes, you still win the hockey game.