With the Rangers down 2-0 in the second period, Henrik Lundqvist made saves at 7:20, 7:39 and 8:00 and then Michael Grabner converted a Kevin Hayes pass at 8:12 to get the Rangers on the board.
Alain Vigneault said after the game that the turning point to him was "real simple" and it was the "timely" saves that Lundqvist made in that sequence that allowed the game to stay at 2-0 and led to the Rangers scoring. (MSG)
Lundqvist said that the biggest play to him was Kevin Klein coming back to tie up a player with a rebound opportunity right before the Rangers were able to score their first goal. (Rangers Game Notes)
Lundqvist said that "you could just feel the momentum change a little bit, and there was more confidence from us, and we settled down a little bit." (Rangers Game Notes)
John Giannone mentioned throughout the broadcast that the Rangers coaching staff were telling the players to put more shots toward the net after only attempting 11 in the first period. (MSG)
Joe Micheletti said that the Rangers didn't change their approach to start scoring and that they were patience and stayed with their game plan against a good team. (MSG)
The Rangers attempted 35 shots in the final two periods, putting 22 on net and 4 in the net.