Boston Bruins won 2-1 vs Columbus Blue Jackets. Boston captain Patrice Bergeron is happy with his team's performance. "Of course, you're proud," Boston captain Patrice Bergeron said, as quoted by nhl.com "It's a lot of games, a lot of hard work, and I'm proud of the way we've done it by sticking to our process and growing as a team and learning and really playing for each other.
That being said, it's nice, but obviously, you have your eyes set on [something] bigger." Boston coach Jim Montgomery is happy about the fact that despite his team not playing ideally, in the end, they managed to achieve an important victory.
"I thought they played a real good game being on top of us, but we kept finding ways. Even though tonight's game was not the standard we've seen all year, it does exemplify how good of a team we are because of people executing and relishing their roles."
Brad Larsen on his loss
Columbus coach Brad Larsen is certainly disappointed by the loss, but he is satisfied with what his team showed.
"That's an impressive game for our group,"-Brad Larsen said. "I really wanted that win for them. They deserved the win tonight. They didn't get it, but that's a hard-fought point." Columbus captain Boone Jenner emphasized how difficult this match was, but they will learn a lot from it.
"It was an emotional game, physical game; tight checking each way," -Boone Jenner said. "That was a good hockey game. Obviously you want to come out and get the two points for that, but like I said, we've got a lot to take from that game." Hutchinson emphasized that his team will never give up.
"We play hard [and] with a lot of effort," Hutchinson said. "Coming down the stretch, we're not going to lay down for anyone and give them space out there just because of where they are in the standings and where we are. So, I don't know if they were expecting us to come out that hard, but it turned into a really good hockey game."
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