Alain Vigneault listed the following things about what changed for the Rangers in the third period of today's game (MSG).
He said that the Rangers "started to:"
- "move the puck"
- "make a couple of plays with the puck"
- "made a couple of plays defensively"
- "Drove the net"
- "scored a couple of goals"
Derek Stepan said that the Rangers started to do good things in the third, such as "shooting the puck," generating second opportunities and maintaining zone pressure. (MSG)
Henrik Lundqvist said that the Rangers brought more energy and speed in the third period and that the team is confident in their abilities going into third periods. (MSG)
Ryan McDonagh said after the game that in the third period "we got to moving our feet, got to battling for pucks, a little more engaged and quite simply put pucks on the net. We weren't doing enough of that the first two periods and it made a difference there when we got a rebound goal in front." (MSG, Rangers Game Notes)