The Dallas Stars defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-2
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The Dallas Stars won 3-2 over the Pittsburgh Penguins. Dallas coach Peter DeBoer is happy with the play of his team, who were much more concrete in this match. The progress and desire of this team is obvious. "We found a way to win against a really good team that's as desperate as they come," -Peter DeBoer said, as quoted by nhl.com "We'll take the two points and hopefully get our team game a little bit better.
… We started to play more direct. We started to play the way you need to play this time of year to win in the [Stanley Cup] Playoffs."Penguins coach Mike Sullivan believes that his team deserved to win. However, sometimes luck is needed.
This defeat will not shake them in the future. "I think the group feels good about our game," -Mike Sullivan said. "I thought we played well enough to win. We didn't win. The other team is a good team as well. It was a competitive hockey game.
There was a lot to like about our overall game on both sides of the puck. We just have to keep fighting here." Joseph was the scorer of one goal. He thinks that they can learn a lot from this match. "From the start of the game, I think we wanted it," Joseph said.
"I think we showed some determination by playing hard like we did. There are a lot of good things that we can take from this game."
Hintz and Rust gave a comment
Hintz emphasized the importance of such victories. "Every team tries to be at their best these last 10 games," Hintz said.
"I think it's huge to get more wins before the playoffs." Bryan Rust believes that they should have realized certain chances better. "We liked a lot of our game," Rust said. "We played against a really good team there. … I thought we weren't able to capitalize on some of our chances." With his statement after the match, Oettinger only confirmed how confident he is.
"I just did the exact same thing I always do and got a big win," Oettinger said. "I feel like I'm one of the best goalies in the world and I haven't shown that. A lot of people have been saying [that] they think I'm exhausted. No one knows how I feel except for me. I feel great."