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Jacques Martin



    Lately he's probably been our most valuable player. He's a key guy on our power play, I've used him to kill penalties and he plays 5-on-5. He's really played well in this last stretch.

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    I think you have to read what's available on the power play. Probably since we lost Stephen Weiss, we have been really struggling on the 5-on-3. We're not even using any of our [defensemen], we're using five forwards. Right now, there's an element of pressing, and some guys are not comfortable with that position. But you've got to try to develop those people.

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    We can't win games that way because it was too many opportunities for them on the power play.

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    It's unfortunate to lose it this way. It's frustrating when you give a team like Toronto the number of power plays you give them. That's their bread and butter.

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    You hope to get a few more power plays. That's something we don't control. We have to be better as far as staying out of the box.

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    We lost the game on a power-play goal when they had a 5-on-3. We deserve a better fate than that. That was tough.

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    It's hard to explain. You would like to have more power plays, but why we aren't getting more, I can't answer that.

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