NEW YORK – If you are a New Yorker, Carolina HurricanesThey wanted to send a clear message following their Game 3 loss. New York RangersGerard Gallant, coach, warned that the answer might not be liked by them.
Gallant admitted that he was unhappy with the Rangers' 3-1 win over Carolina on Sunday. This cut Carolina's lead at the second round to 2-1. “We didn’t do that when they were close. They sent their men out. That's fine. If they're looking to play like this, we have the guys who can match them.
Carolina forward was able to win Game 3 when the buzzer sounded. Max Domi gave Rangers defenseman Ryan LindgrenCross-check in New York's area. Lindgren responded by slashing Domi. This brought everyone to the ice, Lindgren wrestling Domi into a headlock.
Gallant was also seen yelling angrily at Hurricanes defenseman while he was sitting at the benches. Tony DeAngeloThe players were leaving the ice. After a string of behavioral issues, DeAngelo's contract was purchased by the Rangers last year. Madison Square Garden fans booed him and used derogatory chants during the game.
Carolina coach Rod Brind'AmourHe said that he didn't know Gallant was jawing at his player. Domi said nothing about the incident after the buzzer.
Gallant was able to see it clearly from the Rangers bench and lamented what he believed was a attempt at message-sending in New York by the Hurricanes.
“The game is over. They're not sending any signals. We have the guy who can manage all their guys, if needed. Gallant made a subtle reference to New York's enforcers. Ryan ReavesReaves, who was a key offseason addition to the Rangers after missing the postseason last year, played Game 3 at 8:24. Gallant also had Reaves, one of the Rangers' most important offseason additions following last year's postseason exit. Vegas Golden Knights.
“Domi made a poor shot at our defenseman. You have a lot of memories to recall things. Gallant suggested that it might be on the opposite foot one day.
The Rangers won Game 3 thanks to their outstanding goaltending and timely defense. Igor ShesterkinDespite having missed a stoppable shot, Nino NiederreiterFor the Hurricanes' lone goal. Shesterkin was credited with stopping 43 shots and helping the Rangers' penalty stop to defeat three Carolina power plays. 17 shots were blocked by the Rangers in this game.
New York converted in the meantime for their first power play goal of the series from centre Mika ZibanejadGiving them the crucial lead at home.
Carolina lost their third game in Boston. They have six wins in Raleigh, but are yet to win in Raleigh in the postseason.
“It is difficult to win in this league on the road. Gallant said that the team played hard on today's road trip. “Hopefully this series is like the Boston one, and then we'll find a game to win the big game in their building in Game 7.