"We're in a business where you get compensated very well," Arniel said. "But we can't take any nights off. We've got to be a hardworking team all the time. With the work ethic and the time we put in, the results will come. If our mindset is about acting like a champion, sooner or later you'll become a champion."
"It's too bad because Derick's been playing so well for us, really starting to come into his own as a top-flight centerman," coach Scott Arniel said after Thursday's practice.