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SAY WHAT: 'WE KNOW WE CAN DO IT'

A rundown of what was discussed following the OT loss in Game 4

by RYAN DITTRICK @ryandittrick / CalgaryFlames.com

 

MIKAEL BACKLUND ON MISSED CHANCE IN OT:

"It's tough. I took a bad penalty and then I had a chance to redeem myself, and instead, they score in front of me again. It's going to be a long night - a tough night. … We have nothing to lose now. I don't think a lot of people think we can do it, but we know we can. We've faced a lot of adversity this year and if there's any group that I believe in and know they can do it, it's this group right here."

 

Video: "(Grubauer) made a good read and lifted his leg."

 

MIKE SMITH ON TOUGH LOSS:

"This one definitely hurts. We played better. It was a more competitive game and we played more up to our speed. We had our chances, but... we had a two-goal lead with 10 minutes left and we couldn't find a way to push it along and win it regulation."

 

SMITH ON 49-SAVE OUTING:

"It's nothing personal. It's about the team winning. I'm just one little cog. It's nice to have personal success, obviously, but when you don't get the results it doesn't matter. You need to do more."

 

Video: "This one definitely hurts."

 

MARK GIORDANO ON LOSING TWO-GOAL LEAD:

"In the third, we were good up until their goal. They got some real momentum, obviously, and they scored a late one to tie it. We just have to regroup here, get back home and know that we lost two in overtime. The only one that has really been out of hand was the last one. Tonight, we just couldn't stop the momentum after they got their first one and we've got to do a better job than that."

 

Video: "We couldn't lock it down."

 

ELIAS LINDHOLM ON 3-1 SERIES DEFICIT

"It will be tough. We'd rather it be 2-2 than 3-1. We'll go back to Calgary now. We have a good crowd there for us and we'll try to come back and play even better than we did today and hopefully get a win. If we do, then it's game on again."

 

Video: "A step in the right direction."

 

BILL PETERS ON MUST-WIN GAME 5:

"We've got to go home and play our best game in game 5. Win one game and take it from there."

 

Video: "We've got to go home and play our best game."

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