GLENDALE, AZ - APRIL 15: General view as (L-R) Derek Morris #53, Keith Yandle #3, Mikkel Boedker #89, Chris Conner #14, Antoine Vermette #50 and goaltender Jason LaBarbera #1 of the Phoenix Coyotes stand attended for the National Anthem before the NHL game against the San Jose Sharks at Jobing.com Arena on April 15, 2013 in Glendale, Arizona. The Sharks defeated the Coyotes 4-0.
It's going to be a tight-checking game ... The faceoff circle is going to be important because they got two guys that are absolutely dominant in that area (Antoine Vermette and Boyd Gordon, both winning 58 percent of their draws). We're going to have to be mentally tough in that area. There's not going to be much room out there tonight, so it's going to be make or break on a few small plays in the game.
He was great ... He has been playing well lately and has been a big factor for our team. He stood tall at the key moments tonight to give our team the chance to win.
It's tight in the standings and there aren't too many games left in the season ... We are well aware of the situation we are in and how important every single point is right now. It was a big win for us.More quotes »
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