“He takes them back to his room during pregame and sleeps with them. I don’t know what happens once he gets there.

“I know a lot of other hockey players with a lot of superstitions — you’re OCD with your clothes, folding them up putting them in your locker — but this is probably to a whole new level.”

On whether Cody Eakin is the fastest player on the team:

“He’s definitely the quickest. If you’re going to go flat-out speed, Cole may actually have him in a long run but he’s quick.”