There's no question (the Red Wings) wield the influence over the series. I'm not saying we didn't deserve a number of those penalties but there were a number that shouldn't have been called. We put the game in their hands. It was an egregious error on our part to put the game in the officials' hands.
More Quotes from Craig MacTavish:We took ourselves out of the game for two periods, then couldn't get it going in the third period. A lot of it was a product of playing a good team.
All of the areas of the game that looked weak for us before were strong. Our goaltender was great. The power play was good. The penalty killing was sharp. It was a reversal of fortune for us.
Health and rest are going to be pretty prominent in dictating who comes out of it, who excels in the last little bit. We're getting healthy. The good news is Jason and Ethan are not far away.
This was certainly not one of our better efforts. We relied on being in pretty good position defensively and we got excellent goaltending.
It was a great opportunity for us. We knew what this one meant. If we won it would effectively be a five team race.
Players like him are seldom available. He's just good all-around. Reading the rush, good stick, use of his body, making the outlet pass, reading plays.
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