February 10, 2013
Stephane Da Costa learning there's no shortcuts to NHL success
By DON BRENNAN, QMI Agency
Stephane Da Costa is learning the old “cheaters never win” adage is applicable in the NHL.
After the 23-year-old centre and goalie Ben Bishop were named by coach Paul MacLean as the only “bright spots” in Saturday’s 1-0 loss to the Jets, Da Costa admitted he has a better handle on what it takes to succeed at this level than he did in the 26 games he previously played.