In OT last night the Rangers had 10 shots on goal and 24 shot attempts compared to Montreal's 3 shots on goal and 14 shot attempts for.
The Rangers had 3 high danger chances for in OT, Montreal had 0 and the Rangers had 11 scoring chances for and only 5 for Montreal. (Natural Stat Trick)
Derek Stepan said that the Rangers learned their lesson from the OT in Game 2 and played much more on their toes in Game 5 and got a "great effort from everyone. (MSG)
Mika Zibanejad said that the win in OT last night was a little "revenge" from the OT the Rangers lost in Montreal last week. (NY Times)
In Game 2 Montreal had 12 shots, 21 attempts, 12 scoring chances and 5 high danger scoring chances compared to the Rangers 8 shots on goal, 16 attempts, 3 scoring chances and 0 high danger scoring chances. (Natural Stat Trick)
Henrik Lundqvist said on MSG that the Rangers played "really well" in OT and didn't wait for something to happen.
He added that before going out for OT he spoke about taking charge and said that the Rangers had Montreal on their heels all during the period. (MSG)
Marty Biron said on TSN that the Rangers had "total domination" in overtime.
Joe Micheletti said that Montreal barely had the puck in OT and at times looked like they were afraid to make a play. (MSG)
Alain Vigneault said that the Rangers "carried the play" in OT and that while they got a bounce that led to the game winner, they worked "real hard" to get that bounce."
Adam Rotter: It was domination and Montreal looked gassed, but I couldn't shake this feeling that after all the almost chances from Kreider, McDonagh and others that Montreal would be the team that got the bounce to win it. Henrik was strong in OT when he needed to be and the Rangers were rewarded for their dominance with the puck bouncing their way and finding it's way into the net for the winner.