"I think this whole thing of reviewing safety issues, boarding and charging -- when you read the actual rules -- covers much of what we are talking about today. So it is up to us to articulate the standard verbally and visually to demonstrate to players, media and fans and referees what really that new standard is." -- Brendan Shanahan
"They're good players. The fact they've had success against any particular team I don't think is much more than coincidence. They've had success against lots of different teams. The hope is, and the desire is, that we find a way to be successful again tonight."
-- Marc Crawford
"It would've been nice to get it in Washington (this past Sunday). My family was there, my three sisters and my mom and dad, but none of them (were here). They were just watching it on TV. But it's nice to get it and get it over with." -- Patrick Kane
"Even though we allow goals, we keep it under control when we're not playing that good. I think that makes it easier for me. I know we're able to shut it down and chip back into the game."
-- Martin Brodeur
"You just see the passion the fans have for it and it really pushes us as players to really want to beat the Rangers. I know the feeling's mutual between them and us, how we want to beat each other." -- Andrew MacDonald on the Islanders-Rangers rivalry
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