Players had the day off today but coach Noel spoke with the media about a number of topics.
Coach Noel – Team came off road trip healthy. Keeping things in perspective. Status of Miettinen. Wellwood’s status. Will Wellwood be moved as a result of success of Wheeler/Kane. Byfuglien’s playing minutes and consistency. What has changed in Buff’s game? Talks about the Capitals. Three games in how confident is he? Response when lineup changes work out? Jokinen/Kane/Wheeler – bona fide 1st line? Antropov/Little/Ladd line success. Importance of keeping emotional balance. Assessment of Jokinen’s play. Play of Paul Postma. Thoughts on Mark Scheifele. Preparation for Penguins.
Audio courtesy of TSN Radio 1290.