(Raleigh) For the Stars of the NHL, the party's over. The time has come already to be back.
The festival ended yesterday, Caroline. Ultimately, the team of Nicklas Lidstrom who defeated one of Eric Staal 11-10 at the RBC Center in Raleigh during the Stars game the NHL.
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The left winger Loui Eriksson of the Dallas Stars and defenseman Shea Weber, Nashville Predators tallied four points each. However, it is striker Patrick Sharp, Chicago Blackhawks, who was named player of the match.
The celebrations were short lived. Once the final siren heard, the players were soon started to talk about serious things: the remainder of the regular season.
While Patrik Elias was walking in the locker room Team Staal his jersey autographed by the game by his teammates one day, Carey Price was already thinking about the next appointment Canadiens tomorrow night in Washington.
"It'll be pretty easy to get back into work mode, because it was not very serious here this weekend, said the keeper of the CH, which allowed three goals on 16 shots during his round before the net in the second period yesterday. We were here for fun first.
"As soon as I put foot in Washington, it will be back to work. The race series will still be very tight, and everyone will want to fight despite the injury. I do not know how many games I'll play by the end of the season, we'll see how I'll react. "
Right next to Carey Price, forward Claude Giroux, Philadelphia Flyers, was not sure how he would feel at finding his teammates. "This is my first time All-Star, he would ask me in a week," he replied.
For its part, defenseman Mike Green, Washington Capitals, acknowledged that the return to office may be difficult.
"There are guys on our team that have not skated the past three or four days while the others were here," he said. We'll maybe put a few games before returning to our spirit, our pace. I think it'll be a little difficult. "
Dan Boyle, Sharks defenseman San Jose, said rather than what is not difficult at all. Yesterday evening, just hours after the end of this weekend in Carolina Star, Boyle jumped into the private jet of the owner of the Sharks to go right away to San Jose!
"No, it will not be hard to be back," he said. It is not complicated, they are fighting for a playoff spot, and we have no choice. We know that every game will be significant by the end of the season. We're all very competitive, we know that these games are too important then for us. "
The Sharks are among those clubs who have to relocate, and fast. Hence the importance of quickly forget this weekend is very relaxed in Raleigh.
"I think most guys will be able to hand it to the button, he imaged. We, in San Jose, it has perhaps not had the start of the season we wanted, but I think we can find a good end of season. "
Finally, most players seemed relieved to leave Raleigh without the slightest injury.
"The All-Star game is to entertain people," recalled forward Martin St. Louis of Tampa Bay. The most important thing is that guys do not hurt. "