Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 03/21/06 at 10:24 AM ET
Their 1-7 shootout record -- the worst in the NHL after a 4-3 loss to Dallas on Saturday -- is a sensitive subject. Goalie Vesa Toskala politely yet pointedly solicited ideas on how he could improve when the subject came up in a postgame interview. Later, when a reporter asked Coach Ron Wilson about shootout performance, he bristled -- "I could give a . . . about shootouts" -- then added: "We battled. It's one of those things. You roll the dice and put guys out there capable of scoring. Unfortunately for us, it hasn't worked out, but it's not for lack of effort."read on
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