"You never want to go out with a loss but we have to use it as motivation." - Candace Parker

Learn from it and do better next time.

"Keep practicing. Never let someone tell you you’re too small or too slow." - Chris Paul

Hard work. Dedication.

"Effective teamwork begins and ends with communication." - Mike Krzyzewski

Stay in the loop.

April 17, 1997 - Martin Brodeur becomes the second NHL goalie to score in a playoff game

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In the first game of a first-round playoff matchup against the Montreal CanadiansMartin Brodeur fired the puck the length of the ice and into the Canadiens’ empty net to ensure a 5–2 victory. It was only the second time in NHL history that a goaltender had scored in the playoffs, and the fifth time overall. The New Jersey Devils went on to win that series, but lost in the second round to the rival New York Rangers.

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Confidence is key and keys open doors.

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Truth.

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