Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 05/09/13 at 09:49 AM ET
from Mark Spector of Sportsnet,
A dressing room is not the way they portray it in the movies.
When you are Ryan Getzlaf, one of the great captains in our game today, it’s not about the Knute Rockne speeches, or challenging every player who brings less than his best.
“I’d rather calm people down that try and get them up,” he said Wednesday, after being the best player on the ice in a 3-2 Anaheim Ducks overtime win.
The Detroit Red Wings had owned the second period, and taken a 2-1 lead in Game 5 here at the Honda Center. Then Anaheim received a five-minute power play when Daniel Winnik cranked Dan Cleary into the boards.
In a 2-2 series, this was a moment.
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