The New York Rangers continued to dwell on the little breaks the
"At some point, you're going to have to need some puck luck and we don't have any right now," Rangers goalie
Maybe there was some good fortune when a shot by Kings center
But there were two more Kings goals after that, and none by the Rangers despite six power plays and a handful of New York's 32 shots on goal coming at close range against Kings goalie
"He's a good goalie, played well, got the bounces," said Rangers forward
Quick, on the other hand, was often unbelievable.
He stopped New York forward
Brassard then slid into the boards, slammed the glass behind the net with great frustration and had a pained look that revealed something far worse than a lost opportunity — more like a lost series.
"Best [Quick has played] this series," Richards said. "The power play was all over them, firing shots from everywhere. It felt like we were real close and it was going to happen … and all of a sudden the period was over."
After losing the first two games at
After Game 1, the Rangers bemoaned the uncharacteristic turnover by veteran defenseman Girardi that led to a game-winning overtime goal by Kings forward Justin Williams.
Following Game 2, they decried
Monday's postscript was about recalling their comeback from a 3-1 series deficit against Pittsburgh, reminding themselves they're good enough to be in the Stanley Cup Final, and that they can't win four games in one day.
"You feel like you played a good game, but it doesn't really matter when you lose," Zuccarello said.
Rangers Coach Alain Vigneault was asked what he'll say to his team, now facing the possibility of getting swept.