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Quotes from Saturday's Practice

Saturday, 10.19.2013 / 4:08 PM / News
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Quotes from Saturday\'s Practice
Read quotes from Emerson Etem, Hampus Lindholm, Ryan Getzlaf and head coach Bruce Boudreau after Saturday\'s practice at THE RINKS - Anaheim ICE. caught up with Emerson Etem, Hampus Lindholm, Ryan Getzlaf and head coach Bruce Boudreau on Saturday afternoon to discuss the team's winning streak, resiliency, and tomorrow's opponent, the Dallas Stars.

On the team’s resiliency
I thought we came out a little slow in the Calgary, and maybe even a little last night, but it just shows our resilience and our willingness to come back and do whatever it takes to win.

On tomorrow’s matchup against Dallas
Dallas is a great team. We just need to get a lot of shots and play a simple game. Make sure we don’t turn it over at both lines and just play a simple game.

On what it’s going to take to close the homestand out with a win

It’s going to take hard work and determination from all the guys in the locker room to grind it out. Just get pucks on net and hopefully score one on the power play, too.

On the fan support during the homestand
It’s like having a sixth player out there. It’s good to have them. It was really good there in the end, and they really cheered us up. Great fans.

On the team’s resiliency

We’ve just got to continue on this path and find ways to win. We want to get better as a team. Our last couple of games haven’t been that great. We haven’t played up to our potential. The Calgary game we played hard, and against Phoenix, they’re a good hockey team. It’s just a matter of getting better and finding ways to win games. You’ve got to win in all different ways in this league. You never can continue along the same scoring trend we had. You’ve got to win the tight ones, too.

On the Dallas Stars
Dallas is a good hockey team. We’re going to have to pay attention to their top line, and try and keep Jamie Benn and those guys off the score sheet. If we do, we have a good chance to win.

On the Dallas Stars

I think they got markedly better. [Tyler] Seguin looks like he’s playing really well. Alex Chiasson, who we saw last year at the end, scored two goals and then got hurt in the same game against us. He’s averaging a point per game. I always thought Jamie Benn was one of the best players in the league. They pose a lot of problems. We thought [Brenden] Dillon last year, for a rookie, really came on. And, you add their usual list of suspects on defense like [Stephane] Robidas and company, and [Trevor] Daley, and they’re a pretty good team. Anybody that overlooks Dallas is a nut.

On the status of Viktor Fasth
He’s still day-to-day. He wasn’t on the ice, but he was working out and stretching. He’s feeling a lot better today than he did yesterday, but what the means I don’t really know. I don’t think he’s available tomorrow.




1 ANA 33 21 7 5 97 89 47
2 CHI 32 22 9 1 100 64 45
3 STL 31 21 8 2 94 72 44
4 NSH 30 20 8 2 81 59 42
5 VAN 31 18 11 2 89 88 38
6 SJS 32 17 11 4 90 82 38
7 WPG 32 16 10 6 78 75 38
8 LAK 32 15 11 6 84 78 36
9 CGY 33 17 14 2 97 90 36
10 MIN 30 16 12 2 86 78 34
11 DAL 30 12 13 5 87 103 29
12 COL 30 10 13 7 78 98 27
13 ARI 31 11 16 4 72 100 26
14 EDM 32 7 19 6 66 106 20


R. Getzlaf 32 10 24 6 34
R. Kesler 33 11 15 0 26
S. Vatanen 33 9 15 2 24
C. Perry 23 14 8 11 22
M. Beleskey 33 14 3 11 17
C. Fowler 32 3 14 0 17
J. Silfverberg 33 4 12 6 16
H. Lindholm 33 3 11 10 14
P. Maroon 25 2 12 -6 14
D. Smith-Pelly 30 4 7 1 11
J. Gibson 2 2 0 .927 2.28
F. Andersen 17 5 4 .912 2.46 is the official Web site of the Anaheim Ducks. Anaheim Ducks and are trademarks of Anaheim Ducks Hockey Club, LLC. NHL, the NHL Shield, the word mark and image of the Stanley Cup and NHL Conference logos are registered trademarks of the National Hockey League. All NHL logos and marks and NHL team logos and marks as well as all other proprietary materials depicted herein are the property of the NHL and the respective NHL teams and may not be reproduced without the prior written consent of NHL Enterprises, L.P. Copyright © 1999-2013 Anaheim Ducks Hockey Club, LLC and the National Hockey League. All Rights Reserved.

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