Kreider: "It's Good To Be Back"

After a couple weeks of red-hot play in the minors with the Connecticut Whale, rookie Chris Kreider is excited to be back with the Rangers and ready to contribute starting tonight when the Blueshirts host the Florida Panthers.

What was Kreider's focus while playing in Hartford? What were the keys to his strong play, which featured six goals and seven points in eight games? And what does he make of switching his locker to the other side of the room at the MSG Training Center?

Jim Cerny of got the answers to these questions and many more in this one-on-one interview Thursday morning.

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