Devon Toews: We’ve got guys in here who aren’t showing up right now

The Chicago Blackhawks secured a 3-2 victory against the Colorado Avalanche

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Devon Toews: We’ve got guys in here who aren’t showing up right now
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The Chicago Blackhawks secured a 3-2 victory against the Colorado Avalanche. Coach Luke Richardson expressed his satisfaction and emphasized the importance of using opportunities that arise. He believes that when you don't passionately desire something, there's a higher probability of losing it. Richardson praised his team, highlighting their focus throughout the entire match and their display of strength!  The motive will be to show equal desire in each subsequent match.

“I think we have to grab it and use it. We can't just sit on it and think that it just happened. It was a lot of hard work, and the guys stayed focused. Consistency's a word we've been looking for this year, and tonight’s 60 minutes was really good.

Couple power-play goals by them in the first period, but we made some adjustments, we had a big kill in the second and we stayed out of the box the rest of the way, which was smart. So, I think our guys were focused, which allowed us to play our physical game to the best we could.”- Chicago coach Luke Richardson, as quoted by NHL!

Devon Toews reacts

Colorado defenseman Devon Toews was not satisfied with the performance of individuals on his team. He emphasized that if you want to win, it is necessary to give your best for 60 minutes. Looking at this season, it is clear how strong the teams are and that no match is easy. Toews figured that out a long time ago.

“It’s our awareness of what it takes to win hockey games. That’s the difference, having guys in this room self-aware that it takes 60 minutes, a hard game play to play against any team in this league. I don’t care who we’re playing. This league is so good. It’s hard to win any night against any team in this league. You have to show up. We’ve got guys in here who aren’t showing up right now.”- Devon Toews said.

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