‘”You do come in cold,” Ward said after Monday afternoon’s skate-around at the RBC Center, “but you definitely feed off the atmosphere. Once again, our home crowd was tremendous and this is the time of year that you’re going to get the goose bumps and the excitement, the adrenaline pumping. So, there’s no real excuses.”‘
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