Rangers vs Devils: It wasn’t easy even though the Blueshirts walked out of the Prudential Center with a 3-0 win. The Rangers traded too many chances with the Devils in the first period and were lucky to be up 1-0 on Mika Zibanejad’s 15th of the season.
Then Jacob Trouba took over.
Trouba settles things down; Rangers tighten up defensively for win
In his post game interview, David Quinn acknowledged that he didn’t go in the locker-room after the first period. Instead, alternate captain Jacob Trouba talked to the boys into settling down and playing better defense.