"They show up every night and cheer us on hard and we're very appreciative of that," Wheeler said. "The results aren't where we want them to be, so the only thing we can do is try to work on that and improve in the future."
"He was outstanding," Blake Wheeler said of Hutchinson, whose first NHL game was a 1-0 loss on Monday against Minnesota. "He really kept us in the game. They had some point-blank opportunities to add to their lead and he kind of put us away and he gave us an opportunity to tie the game."