Even though he was here just one year he really helped people come along. He has that empathy that great leaders do. He knows how to help his teammates through tough times. ... He was part of our leadership package along with Roberts and of course Mats.
Emotion is powerful in sport. We want it. We want the positive emotions and we fight the negative ones. It's pretty hard to look at your job and know exactly what you need to do when emotions get a hold of you.
They have a lot of talent. Many of the advantages entering this season went to clubs like Atlanta, Calgary, ones that have been lousy for awhile, but were not only able to have good young guys but have the (salary)cap in the right spot too.
We can't win games like that at the end, and if we think we can, we're fooling ourselves. In the last 10 minutes, they didn't pick anything up, we just gave them a lot of room. Our forwards didn't much in the offensive zone except get caught.