GREENBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — Back home and with an extra day off following their tough double-overtime loss at Ottawa, the New York Rangers are a confident group as they prepare to face the Senators in Game 3.
The Rangers led 5-3 late in the third period on Saturday before Ottawa’s Jean-Gabriel Pageau scored twice in the last 3:19 to tie the score and then got the winner 2:54 into the second extra period for his fourth goal of the game to give the Senators a 6-5 win and a 2-0 series lead.
“The guys are still feeling good about our team, feeling good about our game,” forward J.T. Miller said Monday at the team’s practice facility.
With two days between games, New York had the day off on Sunday off to rest and regroup from Saturday’s loss before returning to the ice.
“That extra day is huge,” center Derek Stepan said….