Read: Henrik Lundqvist spoke up between the second and third (Updates)

Henrik Lundqvist3:33PM: Ryan McDonagh said on Tuesday, “we wanted to go back out and show that we care for one another and care about what this team is about. Showing some emotion and passion and we weren’t talking about scoring five goals and it just so happened that it turned into a good comeback win there.” (NYR)

9:35AM: Alain Vigneault said last night (MSG) that Henrik Lundqvist “spoke up and said a couple of things” between the second and third periods.

Asked what the message was, Henrik Lundqvist told John Giannone “it was more frustration than anger and we talked about going out and playing with emotion and working extremely hard. This is our home ice and we wan to show the fans how much we want to win and how much we are willing to pay for that and we showed it in the third.”

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Recap: Chris Kreider’s comments today

Chris Kreider TongueChris Kreider met with the media today following the Rangers practice (LoHud via Soundcloud)

  • On getting the major and misconduct, ‘I was a little surprised. I didn’t see it as as board since it was so far off the wall. Trying to get on the forecheck  20-15 seconds left, maybe get a chance to pin them and a shot late and I can feel him letting up so I turned sideways not to go through him but at the same time get a piece of him and that is what happened.”
  • On no discipline, “it happened in the first so I am basically missing the whole game. That was discipline enough.”

For more on Kreider click HERE and HERE.

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Buzz: Chris Kreider is not expected to receive supplementary discipline for his hit last night

Kreider10:47AM: Chris Kreider is not expected to receive any supplementary discipline for his hit on Jonas Brodin last night. (Bob McKenzie)

Kreider was ejected from the game and given a five minute major.

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Dave Maloney said on MSG last night, “Chris Kreider is still figuring out how to use his immense strength and powerful body that he has. That is a five minute penalty and a game misconduct, I would be surprised if there is anything further than that. Brodin has no chance. Chris has to learn how to turn away, he is a powerful man, you can’t hit him that way.”

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Read: The Rangers were embarrassed by their first 40 minutes

RANGERS121On MSG after the game last night, Henrik Lundqvist said that the Rangers were “not even close to where we need to be” through the first two periods.

The Rangers accumulated 14 minutes in penalties in the first two periods and were out-shot 24 to 8.

Derick Brassard said that the Rangers were really “embarrassed” after the second period and talked about needing to support and back each other up. He said that Alain Vigneault told the team they needed to have a “push-back” in the third period. (NY Post)

Mats Zuccarello agreed in calling the first two periods “embarrassing” and said that the third period was how the Rangers have to play at home:
don’t be afraid and balls out.” (NY Post and Daily News)

Brassard added that after being on the PK for most of the first two periods a lot of the Rangers had their legs going into the third period. (NY Post)

News: John Moore ejected from the game (Update)

2014-10-27 20.17.1911:36AM: Moore’s hearing is believed to be by phone which will mean it is five games or less. (McKenzie)

10:13AM: The league is trying to arrange a time for a hearing with Moore. (Shannon)

10:12AM: Moore will have a hearing with the NHL but the date and time are not yet known. (Leonard)

The hearing has to take place before the Rangers next game which is on Saturday.

9:18AM: Moore will have his hearing today but it is not yet known if it will be in person or over the phone. If it is in person the NHL can suspend Moore for five or more games. (Renaud Lavoie)

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News: Chris Kreider ejected from the game (Updates)

Kreider10:43AM: No supplementary discipline is expected for Kreider. (Bob McKenzie)

10:16AM: There is still no indication on Chris Kreider. (Shannon)

9:22AM: Player safety is still debating whether or not to have a hearing for Chris Kreider. (TSN Hockey)

9:08AM: Kevin Weeks said on the NHL Network ,”In the case of Chris Krieder, so explosive but not a good hit decision.”

8:34AM: Kreider is not likely to be suspended according to Larry Brooks. Brooks says that “his hit was more careless/reckless than malevolent.” (NY Post)

10/28/14 | 7:25AM: Brodin suffered a hand injury and one his fingers was wrapped and swollen. (Star Trib)

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Recap: Alain Vigneault’s post game comments

Alain VigneaultAlain Vigneault met with the media after the Rangers win over Minnesota (MSG and LoHud, via SoundCloud):

  •  On the third, “In the third Brass, Zucc and Nasher took the game over. That is one of the best periods I have seen three guys play in a long time. It’s tough to get any momentum or rhythm in the first two periods, we spent 14 minutes in the box, so, we were down 3-0 and we fought back.”

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