Alain Vigneault met with the media on MSG following the loss to Ottawa and said:
- On the third, "it had more to do with execution than confidence, we gave up an early goal in the first, an early goal in the third. We know this team well, how they defend and there are some plays in front of you that you have to make and their first two goals we didn't make those plays through the neutral zone and came back to make us pay. There is no doubt that that early goal in the third hurt us."
- On the neutral zone, "the first two goals, we didn't execute the play that was in front of us and turned around and made us pay for it."
- Has the momentum for the team stalled, "it's a tough league and every game is different. Tonight we had a real strong game plan where we had to execute in a couple of areas, we didn't and they made us pay for it. We weren't able to make them pay for their mistakes."