Derek Stepan said that between the second and third periods last night that Henrik Lundqvist spoke up and said that the Rangers would not lose this game. (Newsday)
Mats Zuccarello said that Lundqvist wants to win every night and that his teammates "like to win for him as well." (NY Times)
JT Miller said that the Rangers were playing for two points but they also wanted to get win 400 for Lundqvist at MSG, saying "he's our leader. He's been this team's leader for 12 years. (NY Post)
Miller said that the players appreciated the opportunity for Lundqvist to go for win 400 at home and also was a sign of "faith in him and in us as a team. It was a pretty awesome feeling to be a part of it." (NY Post)
Stepan added,"Since I've been here, he's been our best player every single year. To get a milestone like that, I know it means a lot to him. Our group is really happy for him. He competes every single day and that's what it takes to have success in this league. It's really cool to see and I'm happy for him."(Game Notes)
Michael Grabner tweeted after the game, "Congrats to @HLundqvist30 on his 400th win..lot more to come I am sure and was fun being part of this #fastestever #swedishlegend #kingofNYC"
Brandon Dubinsky tweeted "Congrats to @HLundqvist30 for fastest to 400 wins! Was happy to be a part of some of those! #Kinghenrik"
Dave Maloney spoke on MSG about how Lundqvist continues to be the most important player for the Rangers franchise and "he has been a very important player for a very long time and he still has the ability to win another 100. This franchise has been absolutely blessed to have a goalie of elite caliber for a long time." (MSG)
Ryan McDonagh said after the game of Lundqvist, "It's incredible. Goaltending is such a tough position. I was reading some of his lines there in practice, preparing for this opportunity. He's had a great opportunity with this team, with this organization, and it's because of the person that he is and the player that he is. Everything that he's done and earned he's deserved and it's great to be a part of it tonight." (Game Notes)
Alain Vigneault said on Saturday, "all his teammates know that his prep and his focus is with the top players that I have coached. He wants to do well, he wants this team to do well and we got a great role model there as far as competing and working. Happy that he got this done tonight." (MSG)