"It's pretty easy now to scout guys and get guys' habits and tendencies down now. So in order to create things consistently, you have to keep guys guessing. … Guys in the first 30 games aren't going to be surprised if I shoot a little more, so I have to make sure that I keep them guessing."
-- Sidney Crosby on keeping the opposition on their toes
"He's himself. He's an outstanding hockey player – a guy that has great skill and is not afraid to make some plays as he carries the puck up the ice. He plays hard defensively, too."
-- Ryan Smyth
"Some GM's are probably sitting back thinking they should go a different route (in goal). If they can sign the right guy for the right price, maybe it's better than going for the big name with the big ticket. I don't think that at the beginning of the season, you would have said (Antti Niemi and Michael Leighton) would have been the goalies going head-to-head in the Stanley Cup Final."
-- Jonathan Quick
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I think everyone left it out there. Every game this season, regular season and playoffs, we played as hard as we could. We're not out of the playoffs right now because of lack of effort, and that's all that we can ask of each other.