“It would be easy to pack it in, but we haven’t done that,” St. Louis said after a 2-0 loss to the Minnesota Wild Tuesday night. “I’m looking at our last nine periods (and) against the Islanders, we were very good from start to finish. Against Washington, we had a really good half game and tonight, minus the first five or six minutes, we were really good.
“The boys have bought into what we’re doing and the young guys understand how important these reps are for them,” St. Louis said. “Collectively, we’re managing their spirits pretty good because nobody likes losing. We’re going to fight to the end we’re going to keep building for next year.”
One not-so-young guy who is building for next season is 34-year-old goaltender Carey Price, who made only his second appearance of the season