Saturday Postgame Chatter

“ It's a pretty cool feeling when you score that goal. You see your whole team coming after you. It's a pretty good moment. ”
- Dan Girardi
“ The atmosphere was awesome. Just to see our fans there like that was incredible. And the game was physical, fast, high-pace all night long. I've never played in a game like this before. It was unreal. ”
- Derick Brassard
“ It was fun. A lot of fun. It felt like the playoffs for sure. Great atmosphere. Great game. A lot of speed. Both teams played hard and it was just an exciting game to play. ”
- Henrik Lundqvist

The Rangers were still pulsing with emotion following their heart-stopping 1-0 overtime victory over the Islanders Saturday night at the Nassau Coliseum. And to a man the players agreed on how terrific the atmosphere was and how much this game resembled a playoff contest with the the two New York rivals both fighting and clawing to secure a post-season berth.

After the game BlueshirtsUnited.com caught up with Dan Girardi---who scored the game-winning goal 3:11 into overtime and also earned The Broadway hat, Derick Brassard---who assisted on Girardi's game-winner, and Henrik Lundqvist---who stopped all 29 shots he faced to record his first shutout of the season, to discuss Saturday's hugely-important victory.

See what these three key Rangers had to say, then share your thoughts below.