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SAY WHAT: 'EVERYONE'S DIALLED IN'

A rundown of what was discussed prior to Game 5

by RYAN DITTRICK @ryandittrick / CalgaryFlames.com

 

SAM BENNETT ON JOINING TOP LINE:

"I'm going to keep playing my game. I'm going to be physical, be battling hard in the corners and trying to create room for them. They're great players, they make so many plays happen. Just get them the puck and make some room. That's how we're going to have success."

 

BENNETT ON MUST-WIN GAME:

"We know this is an elimination game. It's do or die for us. We're not going to change anything, but we're definitely going to play with a lot more urgency. We know how important it is now. Everyone's going to be focused, dialled in, and doing everything we can to secure a win."

 

Video: "Everyone's gonna be focused, dialled in"

 

SEAN MONAHAN ON BENNETT:

"He bring juice, he brings energy and he makes plays and plays hard. Playing with him before, it's fun. We're looking to get going here tonight."

 

Video: "We have to find some energy right from the start"

 

MARK GIORDANO ON BELIEF IN LOCKER-ROOM:

"We've been good all year; we've been consistent all year. We've won three games or more [in a row] at a lot of different times. It's one game at a time. Get one tonight and we move on from there. We have to focus on really trying to get back to our game. … We want to get some energy going, get back to our game, and we can do that. We know we can. Hey, we've lost two games in overtime where we had some good looks in OT. If we get back to our game, we can get right back in this series."

 

Video: "Bottom line ... we need to get back to our game"

 

MATTHEW TKACHUK ON TEAM STICKING TOGETHER:

"These are the games - where you're back's pretty much against the wall - that you really come together as a group. We have the guys in here. We know what we can do in here. We know we're capable of doing it. Just have to go out there, execute and worry about tonight's game."

 

Video: "We know what we're capable of"

 

AUSTIN CZARNIK ON MAKING PLAYOFF DEBUT:

"To me, it's just another game. It's a bigger game, on a bigger stage, but you have to be ready to go. It'd be easy to get caught up in the atmosphere and have those 'wow' moments, but you have to have to be ready and remember that it's still the same game I've playing all my life."

 

Video: "It's exciting to get into the lineup"

 

BILL PETERS ON BUILDING OFF GAME 4:

"Guys are well aware of everything and the circumstances that are in front of us. I liked our energy in Colorado, I liked a lot of our game. The one thing we didn't do, is when they got momentum in the third, we didn't find a way to put an end to it. I liked the fact that we were up 2-0 with 13 minutes left - I liked that. And I liked the energy here today."

 

Video: "We think it's the right move to make at this time"

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