I think our system can utilize his speed to the fullest. We like to apply pressure and get up the ice in a hurry, so I think this system is perfect for him. It's a fairly simple system -- it frees people to skate.
More Quotes from Glen Hanlon:I thought our guys played hard and we're proud of them. We played right through to the end. We're a physical team, and we're going to make teams pay the price.
I really want to emphasize that we have good people here and we can never lose sight of that. Sometimes people focus on the things that went wrong and forget we have great players. I have told the players that I will be patient. ... I had a role model in my coach Pat Quinn when I was a player. He had a goal that he would never ruin anyone's outlook on the game.
They work so hard every night, and to go eight games without a win is difficult. For them to come out and to play that hard and play that well is a testament to the character in the room.
His test is going to be consistency. The great players do it for 10 years, and I'm sure that he will be able to handle that. He's just so all about hockey that I can't see why he wouldn't.
Our next step of improvement is to play a 20-game stretch where we go .500. If you play .500 for 20 games, that's a pretty good cross-section of the schedule. We haven't spent a lot of time focusing on those things. We've tried to get better and improve and work on our systems. Winning will be a byproduct of that.
Our penalty killing was as good as it's been in a long time.
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