Players Excited To Start Postseason

“ Everybody’s excited. This is what you play for, for this time of year. ”
- Ryan Callahan
“ We want to get going. It’s been a long week in hockey terms when you get this much rest. ”
- Brad Richards
“ It’s still the same game. Sometimes you make it bigger than it is. We play the same game and do the same thing. You’re just more excited. ”
- Henrik Lundqvist

The Rangers haven't played a game since Saturday afternoon, but the wait for the playoffs is nearly over.

After Wednesday's final practice in New York before traveling to Washington for Game 1 Thursday night, Ryan Callahan, Brad Richards and Henrik Lundqvist expressed their excitement and anxiety for their series with the Capitals to begin.

See what Callahan, Richards and Lundqvist had to say about starting the playoffs, then leave your comments below.