Vigneault Pre-Game Thursday: "Heightened Sense of Awareness"

Rangers head coach Alain Vigneault met with reporters after the team's optional morning skate Thursday and discussed the impending NHL debut of Dylan McIlrath, Derick Brassard's injury status, and Rick Nash facing his former club for the first time this evening.

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