“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
“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
“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.