"We have to look in the mirror," captain Brian Gionta said. "I don't think anyone is happy with where we sit."
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"We're coming down the stretch, we're trying to maintain some good stuff, get some positive energy going into next year and he's a big part of this organization, so it's tough," Gionta said. "He's a good guy in the room so he's missed for sure."
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