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"The practices were pretty scary at first -- I'm not going to lie," Malone said. "It was just something that was a little different. It is very structured and intense and there is no wasting time, you might say. Everything has a reason and a point to it, so you make sure when you're doing something it is at full speed. 'You are always choosing everyday to get better.' That is his saying. There are no days off and he's pushing everyone. That's a good thing."
"Far from where we want to be -- that's plain and simple," Boucher said. "There are too many things we need to get better at. It is just one more day for the process for us -- that's what it is. Everybody is looking at standings and stuff but that is the last thing I am looking at."