I just think sometimes, when you start talking about something, it just kind of builds up. Kind of a snowball effect. Any time there's a one-goal game or only two goals, then people are always talking.

We have seven games left, 14 points, and if we win, we take care of our own destiny.

It's awesome that the fans gave him a good cheer. Because it is painful. Anyone who's played hockey, even in beer leagues, knows that, as a forward, you don't have that much extra equipment.

It was a great feeling and to tie it up going into the third period, I was excited.

Everyone's saying, 'We're playing playoff hockey now,' and we are. We're playing for our lives. It's a huge game. We've got 10 games left and they've got nine, and are playing really good hockey, so we have to prove ourselves and play our kind of game.

We kind of made it a point -- the coaches did in the meetings. We've got to get ugly goals and start driving the net. I thought we did a lot better job of driving to the net. Everybody did it tonight.

We want to be in the playoffs and we've got to win these games. It's playoff hockey and it feels like playoff hockey.

You lose one and you've got to double-down for the next game. We really want to get our road record better and we've got three games on this road trip to rectify that so we've got to battle to get that done.

They got hot two years ago. They were the best team in the league for the last, I think, half of the year.