2022-23 Rangers Regular Season

What Gerard Gallant said after the win over Ottawa

Gerard Gallant met with the media following the win over Ottawa and said (MSG/NYR):

  • What did you see tonight, “We played as a team, won as a team, played hard as a team and a lot of good things happened tonight. We had great goaltending obviously, he played outstanding.”

  • On Halak’s first win, “It’s great for our team, but it’s also great for him to get that first win and play the way that he played, he was outstanding, made some key saves at key times and gave us a chance to win tonight.”
  • Was it nice to see all the goals come from around the net, “yea, you want your players there and you talk about it and you watch games every night and that is where 90% of the goals are scored from, the blue area. We got guys going there, a couple of deflections, a couple of rebounds, hopefully that’ll carry over.”
  • On Ryan Lindgren’s game, “That is him, he’s a character guy, he blocks shots, does everything for us. I think he’s got five assists in the last two games, so he’s been great for us all year.”
  • On Vitali Kravtsov, “I liked him, he looked really good and played well and for his first game in probably, roughly, a month, he looked really good, really happy for him.”
  • What has Vesey done for the first line, “He plays a big part of it, he’s done a good job, filled in there quite a bit, it sort of fits. He’s close to the net, makes good plays and he reads off of them well.”
  • What is the best part of the win, “it’s the win, that is all it was. Don’t care if we are protecting it or coming from behind, doesn’t make a difference. It’s a good win.”