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Postpractice Transcript of Head Coach Claude Julien on 4/30

by Staff Writer / Boston Bruins
BOSTON BRUINS PRACTICE QUOTES

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

BOSTON BRUINS HEAD COACH CLAUDE JULIEN PRESS CONFERENCE
On whether he ever worries about goaltending…
Not really. Why?

On the need for discipline during this series…
That goes every time we play Montreal, so that’s not going to change.

On David Krejci’s defensive approach…
I don’t think he’s changed that much. He still wants to produce but at the same time he’s smart enough to realize that at the end of the day, it’s about the result of your team that counts. So I think that’s basically the only difference there that you’re seeing in David [Krejci]. But he still expects himself to produce and wants to be one of those guys, but he certainly doesn’t lose sleep over it if he’s still doing a decent job and the team’s winning.

On how his mindset changes for the playoffs…
I don’t think there’s much of a change. You realize that you’re playing the same team a possibility of seven straight games, so you prepare for that team properly right from the get go and then you make adjustments as you go along in the series here. But it’s about all the changes.

On how last postseason prepared Carl Soderberg for this postseason…
You know, it gave him that real indication of what he needed to do to be successful for us. And he came back to camp in real good shape, stronger, and obviously more ready than he would have been had he not played. So that experience became valuable for him.

On Justin Florek…
He’s playing the way he’s been asked to play. He’s a decent skater who’s up and down, big body, protects the puck well and has done a great job getting to the front of the net. He’s done everything we’ve asked for. And for a guy with very little experience, I think he’s done a good job.

On finding out that Game 1 would be played on Thursday…
We had to make some adjustments. Obviously at first, it looked more like a Friday, maybe Saturday. There was a lot of that talk, but there was never any talk of Thursday. So you plan accordingly and then you find out last night that you got to kind of move a little quicker than expected, so that’s part of making adjustments as you go along.
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