"The gist was, just doing whatever it takes to win the game, even in these tough games where you grind it out," Lang said. "I mean, winning is what we get paid to do, and it’s a whole lot of (expletive) fun to win. I could tell by the faces of my teammates that (they understood)."

"I almost teared up every time I tried talking. I get that passionate. I don’t know if it affected our team at all., but it’s always good for your teammates to hear different guys speak."

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