BRI 7-2 SYR the final score. BRI 3/5 on the PP, SYR 0/5.
Shots were 39-26 in our favor, though.
I was at the game. Guys looked flat, Connacher was missing for the entire 2nd period, limited shifts in the 3rd. Don't know why.
Connolly dropping the gloves to stand up for Panik was great to see though. Special Teams meltdown and having played more 3in3s than any other team caught up to them I think. They only have 3 more 3in3s left for the season though.
So far, Jean said he likes what he sees, despite both players with stats that could use some polishing.
"He came in in tremendous shape. He's really matured and takes ownership of his game. When he feels there's an issue that needs to be addressed, he addresses it right away. I like where he is at physically and mentally."
"Being able to control what's going on in front of him by controlling his rebounds and the momentums of games," Jean said about the part of Tokarski's game that has most improved. "He's really good at managing the game. I'm happy with his first one-third of the season."
"I like the improvement I've seen since the start of training camp. His battle level is really high right now. We're doing baby steps with him, but the improvement is there every week."
"He (Riku) came in tentative and trying to be a little bit too technical," Jean said. "Now, he's really battling out there and making saves that are unexpected."