"Stop The Bleeding"

Facing an unfamiliar Western Conference foe for the third straight game, the Rangers seek a much more desired result tonight in Phoenix when the play the Coyotes. After a 1-0 home-ice loss to Dallas and a 4-1 defeat in St. Louis, the Blueshirts are well aware they need a better effort and result in the desert against the Coyotes. "We've put together some nice winning streaks here, but they pretty much don't mean anything if we are going to have a losing streak," explained Michael Del Zotto, who has notched nine points (1-8-9) in his last ten games. "We have talked about it, that we want to stop the bleeding right away and not let it carry on. (Tonight) we are going to have to create our own atmosphere, as it's obviously not the loudest building. But it's going to be a good test for the team as far as just playing our own solid game and not falling into the other team's style." Fellow defenseman Ryan McDonagh added, "We have had really good energy in most games this year on a consistent basis, no matter the opponent, and that's a good sign for us. Sure we have more of a history with division teams and we know more about them, but these games count just as much at the end of the year. These are important points." Share your thoughts on tonight's game and on what Del Zotto and McDonagh had to say below.