He added "we need that identity to stay even though physicality is part of the playoffs. Our number one thing will be to play a fast and high tempo game."
Derek Stepan said that even when the Rangers play their most physical style of hockey they can't lose "the speed aspect of our game." (NY Post)
Ryan McDonagh said that the Rangers need to make sure they limit the time and space for the Senators but that they also don't need "to go running around looking for hits." (NYR)
Marc Staal said that the Rangers will make some adjustments since Ottawa is different than Montreal but that overall they still want to be a hard team to play against. (NY Post)