And I Quote…

 

“They played better than we did from the start. They were the better team on the ice. We didn’t have much energy, didn’t execute well, and turned a lot of pucks over in the neutral zone. We didn’t have it tonight.”

—Coach Mike Babcock after the 4-2 loss to the Winnipeg Jets on Monday night

 

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And I Quote…

“That’s good for him. He’s a kid who, I told someone the other day, he thinks he is here to take [Jimmy] Howard‘s job, not [Jonas] Gustavsson‘s job.”

—-Coach Mike Babcock, on rookie goalie Petr Mrazek following Mrazek’s shutout of Edmonton on Saturday night

And I quote…

“I saw Tats (Tatar) creating some havoc in front of the net. I was going to send the puck to the point but there was some commotion in front of the net so I had more time and I saw something there and put it upstairs.”

—Justin Abdelkader, on his eventual GWG in Calgary on Friday night.

And I Quote…

“We should know how to play on a nightly basis, but we haven’t shown that we can. Tonight was a good step for our team. Now we have to match it. Winning is an every day thing.”

—Mike Babcock after Wednesday’s 2-1 win over the Canucks in Vancouver