The Carolina Hurricanes secured a 3-2 victory against the Columbus Blue Jackets, with Andrei Svechnikov playing an important role. He had an amazing performance, scoring one goal. Despite facing pressure due to his previous scoreless streak, Andrei knew how to handle the situation.
“It’s kind of a relief, but I actually wasn’t thinking of it all,” Svechnikov said, as quoted by NHL.com! “I knew it was going to come. It was the right time and the right moment, and a huge win for us”.
Carolina coach Rod Brind'Amour seemed to lose faith in his team at one point. However, his team showed character when it was crucial, and they achieved an important victory. He praised his team, which once again showed unity and desire.
“It kind of felt like, here we go, it’s not our night,” - Rod Brind’Amour said. “But I give our guys a lot of credit because there was no hanging their heads or anything. They just kept playing.
We got what we deserved tonight, for sure”.
Columbus Coach Pascal Vincent understood the significance of staying focused as even a single lapse can completely alter the game, and that's precisely what occurred.
This match serves as a crucial message for his players, emphasizing the necessity to approach every game being serious from the beginning till the end. “We did it right for most of the game, but that’s not enough,” -Pascal Vincent said.
“They play a playoff style, and that’s what happens in the playoffs. You just lose yourself a little bit and you give an inch and the next thing you know the game is over”. Brady Skjei emphasized that his team never gives up.
They showed that in the match against the Columbus Blue Jackets. “I think I got three (goals) tonight, two off of me for [Columbus], and I got one for us. Obviously, there is no quit in our game. We always play like that. Even tonight down two, no one didn’t believe we could come back and win”.