The Detroit Red Wings won a wild and woolly 7-3 decision over the St. Louis Blues on Saturday afternoon, with Joe Veleno scoring a pair of goals (again), Givani Smith registering a “Gordie Howe Hat Trick” and Filip Zadina posting 3 assists.
After the game, the media gathered around Filip Zadina, who discussed his chemistry with Veleno, his slight frustration at not having scored any goals yet, and much more:
Joe Veleno then spoke with the media regarding his 2-goal, 5-shot performance, his continued excellent play, that of his linemates in Taro Hirose and Zadina, and his desire to beat the Leafs on Monday:
Gustav Lindstrom suggested that he’s still adjusting to North American ice and the North American pace of play as he spoke with the media, suggesting that there’s room for both him and his team to improve, especially at the start of games:
Finally, coach Ben Simon mostly discussed the positives regarding Veleno, Zadina, Smith and the individual players as the Wings begin to look forward ahead of tomorrow’s off day: