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Rob Blake Quotes

(The Red Wings) are the one team in the league that challenges you with puck possession. We didn't match them today in intensity.
Rob Blake
#Challenges

There's an ongoing investigation, and we talked about this before the game that when an investigation's going on, there's nothing (that is) going to come out of our room.
Rob Blake
#Game

It's a different feel for that game than any other game on your schedule. It has in the past, and always will.
Rob Blake
#Past

It's always the same. Yeah, we got the first gold medal in 50 years or something like that. But the pressure to win and the expectations to win will always be there.
Rob Blake
#Gold

It wasn't about the Stanley Cup the year before, it was all about the gold medal. That's been the talk the last three years, and now this year. When you go home in the summers, the gold medal is remembered more. The difference now is defending the gold medal.
Rob Blake
#Gold

Until we know exactly what took place ... that's why there's an investigation. Until you know the total facts, it's kind of difficult to talk about.
Rob Blake
#Facts

This team in the past hasn't taken advantage of some of the leads we've had in a series. So we have to force the issue, not sit and wait and see what's going to happen. (The Stars) are a veteran team with guys who have won Cups and their best game is going to be (tonight).
Rob Blake
#Past

We knew they were going to give it their best. They have a lot of character and a lot of veterans over there. We weren't up to the task. They are right back in this series.
Rob Blake
#Character

You never want to give a team life. We know how good they can be.
Rob Blake
#Life

You never want to give a team life - especially a team as good as Dallas. They've got some momentum now, but we've got a chance in the next game to take it away again.
Rob Blake
#Life

They're a very veteran team. They understand they've been in the last two games. A bounce here or there and the games could have been different. Knowing that they have got guys that have been around a long time, had guys that have won Cups and guys with a lot of leadership, that's why we expect their best game.
Rob Blake
#Games

We didn't get the puck in the net. That's the bottom line. Three out of four games, it's tough.
Rob Blake
#Games

Definitely. We're going to be fighting down the stretch and we have that western swing with . . . the teams we are battling with. You want be in a position for those three games coming up to be real big.
Rob Blake
#Fighting

I think the last 25, 30 games, we've been battling to find our way into the playoffs, and once we succeeded, I think the emotion was tough to bring. But now we move on against Dallas, and I think you'll see we won't have trouble bringing emotion.
Rob Blake
#Games

When you win some games in a row, the panic gets out of the way. We know David's going to shut it down for us now.
Rob Blake
#Games