Post Game Quotes - Feb. 5 vs. Washington

Tuesday, 02.05.2008 / 10:46 PM / News
By Blue Jackets Staff  - Writer

Washington Capitals at Columbus Blue Jackets

Head Coach Ken Hitchcock

 

On the game...
"I thought in the offense zone we created a lot of chances and scoring opportunities. We knew we could take advantage of (Washington) in some situations, but I thought they did the same to us in our zone. There were a lot of shots on goal and a lot of scoring chances."

On Pascal Leclaire...
"Unfortunately, Pascal got hurt. I thought he had a beat on the game. He played terrific and gave us every opportunity to win."

 

Player Quotes

Columbus Blue Jackets Defenseman Rostislav Klesla

Commenting on tonight's game…
"We played a pretty intense game. It was an up tempo game. We had the lead, we couldn't get it done so it's disappointing. Another loss."

Commenting on Pascal Leclaire's injury…
"Hopefully, he's going to be okay but we've got faith in Freddy (Norrena), too. Both goalies played well."

 

Commenting on Alexander Ovechkin…
"He's pretty shifty and he's got a great shot so he doesn’t need much room. If someone can help you squeeze him a little bit, that's a good help. I thought we did a good job, he still got two goals. He's just a special player having a great year. The puck is going in for him. You have to give him credit."

Columbus Blue Jackets Left Wing Jason Chimera

Commenting on tonight's game…
"We played well tonight, but playing well and losing isn’t good enough. We've got to play well and win."

Commenting on the upcoming road trip…
"It's important, we play two Western Conference teams that are above us. We've got to get back in the race here and get back going. It's going to be huge."

 

Columbus Blue Jackets Left Wing Rick Nash

Commenting on tonight's game…
"I thought we played well, it was just that we keep on shooting ourselves in the foot. We had a poor defensive end and that's what killed us."

Commenting on scoring two goals…
"You take them any way you can get them when they're not coming easy. It's two breakaways, I was just able to beat the goalie but the main thing is we needed the two points."

 

Visiting Head Coach Quotes

Washington Capitals Head Coach Bruce Boudreau

Commenting on Alex Ovechkin's play tonight…
"I thought he struggled more than I've seen him in the first period. He looked tired and then he started coming on, getting stronger as the game went on."

Commenting on Ovechkin's game-winning goal…
"His shot is just so deadly, the wrist shot of his. I've been here 32 games and it amazes me everyday."

Commenting the turning point in tonight's game…
"Alex's first goal, because we hadn't scored in almost five periods, it seemed to lift the bench up; it got us into the game."

SCHEDULE

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STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - BOS 82 54 19 9 261 177 117
2 y - PIT 82 51 24 7 249 207 109
3 x - TBL 82 46 27 9 240 215 101
4 x - MTL 82 46 28 8 215 204 100
5 x - NYR 82 45 31 6 218 193 96
6 x - PHI 82 42 30 10 236 235 94
7 x - CBJ 82 43 32 7 231 216 93
8 x - DET 82 39 28 15 222 230 93
9 WSH 82 38 30 14 235 240 90
10 NJD 82 35 29 18 197 208 88
11 OTT 82 37 31 14 236 265 88
12 TOR 82 38 36 8 231 256 84
13 CAR 82 36 35 11 207 230 83
14 NYI 82 34 37 11 225 267 79
15 FLA 82 29 45 8 196 268 66
16 BUF 82 21 51 10 157 248 52

STATS

2013-2014 PLAYOFFS
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Johnson 1 1 1 0 2
D. MacKenzie 1 1 0 0 1
M. Letestu 1 1 0 1 1
B. Dubinsky 1 0 1 1 1
B. Jenner 1 0 1 -1 1
F. Tyutin 1 0 0 -1 0
J. Wisniewski 1 0 0 0 0
B. Comeau 1 0 0 -1 0
N. Nikitin 1 0 0 0 0
J. Skille 1 0 0 -1 0
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
S. Bobrovsky 0 1 0 .875 4.07
 
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