Team Red defeated Team White at the Red vs. White Game by a 4-2 tally, with Andreas Athanasiou registering a goal and an assist for the red team, Filip Zadina finishing a fine pass from “AA” for a beautiful goal, and Darren Helm scoring 2 goals for the white team.
After the game, Helm discussed his goals and his overall comfort level as he played on a line with Gustav Nyquist and Frans Nielsen, as well as the presence of young players pushing for jobs…
Evgeny Svechnikov discussed his play during the game, his increasing level of self confidence and his decreasing level of self-criticism:
Filip Zadina discussed his performance in the game, being able to play alongside Andreas Athanasiou and Thomas Vanek, and whether he feels that he can give more by playing “his game”:
Finally, coach Jeff Blashill addressed a myriad of topics over the course of an 8-minute interview, mostly discussing who impressed him during the Red vs. White game in terms of rookies, veterans and young stars, he discussed the team’s decision to award penalty shots for penalties called as the team hasn’t worked on its PP or PK yet, and the coach was queried regarding the pecking order of the young players on defense: