CALGARY -- Lindy Ruff says Tim Connolly will not play tonight or tomorrow in Edmonton but will be back Saturday against Boston. Here's what some of the players said after today's skate about Derek Roy's injury:
Ryan Miller: "It's easy to start playing the victim. Derek got hurt and we feel bad because he's a great friend of ours and was having a great season.. We just hopes he gets back to health and we have to take care of business on our end. Even if he missed a few weeks, we'd have to play the same kind of game we will now. It's just another element, another part of the test."
Thomas Vanek: "It's hard for all of us but especially for me as a friend and a linemate. I've played with him a long time now it seems like. It's tough. We feel bad for him. It seemed like a nothing play and now he's done. You feel for him. He was having a great year, a great competitor for us. We all know we have to be a little better here."
Rob Niedermayer, who will take Roy's place between Thomas Vanek and Tyler Ennis: "I have to be able to get these guys the puck. They're both creative players offensively. You lose a guy like Derek who has been so consistent, it's up to you be big and take the responsibility for everyone."
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