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Randy Carlyle Quotes

Randy Carlyle
I think he fit in with our hockey club. Tonight we weren't good enough.
Randy Carlyle
#Club

Randy Carlyle
Our work ethic was there. We got the opportunity on the power play and took advantage of them.
Randy Carlyle
#Opportunity

Randy Carlyle
I think in these situations, the player tells you what's going on. We understand that it's not ideal. He says his pain tolerance is bearable, and we'll continue to go on. Obviously, it's something he's willing to put aside at this point. You have to support the decision that he makes.
Randy Carlyle
#Immigrant

Randy Carlyle
We had three two-on-ones against us today and it resulted in three goals. You don't play loose and you don't give up those types of quality scoring chances and expect to win and I think we were fortunate to get a point.
Randy Carlyle
#Goals

Randy Carlyle
I thought we didn't play 60 minutes, we played about 50 minutes.
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#60 minutes

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You have to play with a high level of energy night in and night out. I thought tonight was our best team effort of the year.
Randy Carlyle
#Energy

Randy Carlyle
I don't think you can really expect to win a hockey game giving up three power-play goals. In reality, you cant give up those and that's the difference in the hockey game.
Randy Carlyle
#Giving

Randy Carlyle
You don't want to do anything that you haven't done before, or do anything drastic. We prepare our hockey club the way we think is needed, and it's worked for the better part of the year. Now all of a sudden we come out of the break and we can't find that. We will bang our head against the wall, and we'll scratch and claw and try to find ways to motivate people that have to be mentally more prepared.
Randy Carlyle
#Club

Randy Carlyle
It wasn't a question of being upset. It was disappointment with the way things have been going.
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#Disappointment

Randy Carlyle
These points are up for grabs and any team in our position has to win our share of games. If you don't you are not going to make the playoffs.
Randy Carlyle
#Games

Randy Carlyle
We didn't have a very good start. You get down 2-0, it was one of those games that they were better than we were early, by far.
Randy Carlyle
#Games

Randy Carlyle
Our players deserve the credit. They took the responsibility. We got down 3-1, we battled back. We found a way.
Randy Carlyle
#Responsibility

Randy Carlyle
The penalty parade took us out of the game. We can't continue to give a team the quality of Dallas that many power plays. They made us pay for it. ... We took too many. They got momentum from it.
Randy Carlyle
#Quality

Randy Carlyle
Our relationship goes back a long way. Our kids played minor hockey together in Winnipeg. There are roots there.
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#Kids

Randy Carlyle
In playoffs and critical games, specialty teams are usually the difference-maker.
Randy Carlyle
#Games

Randy Carlyle
He had been scoring a lot in practice and we talked to him about it three weeks ago. He delivered.
Randy Carlyle
#Practice

Randy Carlyle
Obviously, we were fortunate to win the hockey game, and we'll take it, because there have been some games that we haven't been fortunate enough in. I don't think we played exceptionally well from any standpoint, other than our first period. And our goaltender really stole the game for us. In all reality, you have to give him credit for the win. He stole the points.
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#Games

Randy Carlyle
We really stayed with our work ethic. Our players seem to enjoy that.
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#Work

Randy Carlyle
You can't give anybody five-on-threes like we did in the second period. We got ourselves into penalty problems and it turned the whole momentum in their favor.
Randy Carlyle
#Problems

Randy Carlyle
He had a large hand in our ability to win. Some nights he's required to make more stops. This was one of those nights.
Randy Carlyle
#Ability

Randy Carlyle
Obviously, their game plan was to go after our skill players, and that's posturing for the playoffs. That's the way the playoffs are. You earn every inch of space on the ice. I think the officials are going to have to take control of some of the situations. I thought they did a heck of a job tonight in that respect.
Randy Carlyle
#Skill

Randy Carlyle
Their game plan obviously was to go after some of our so-called skill players. The officials have to take control in a situation like this, and they did a very good job.
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#Skill

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We try to make sure we take care of recovery, do lots of stretching, and focus on the core part of the body, specifically.
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#Focus

Randy Carlyle
He's a superstar. He plays every situation, night in, night out, has the ability to elevate his game, and does all the things that are necessary to provide you with leadership.
Randy Carlyle
#Ability

Randy Carlyle
We took far too many penalties, and we got worn down. The fatigue started to set in. The second period, things started to get a little crazy, and we got out of sync. Fortunately, we were able to get it back.
Randy Carlyle
#Fatigue

Randy Carlyle
I guess you guys have to show up for the warm-up . . . to see if he's first out. It'll force some of you guys to get up from the press meal.
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#Force

Randy Carlyle
He is not in a danger situation at all. No concussion, more along the lines of an upper-body bruise.
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#Body

Randy Carlyle
He's a skilled player; as with any skilled player, if you give him time and space, he's going to make plays.
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#Space

Randy Carlyle
He fits into the same category as the rest of our hockey club. We weren't good enough, and he was part of it. He wasn't as sharp as he needs to be, and the team wasn't as sharp as it needs to be.
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#Rest

Randy Carlyle
We're doing something other than going out on the ice. We just felt that with our travel schedule and the games that it was getting monotonous, redundant. What we're trying to do is just bring everybody down, regroup and focus. The mental preparation is as big as the physical preparation when you're stepping into this Game 7 scenario.
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#Travel