Vigneault Gives McIlrath the Green Light

| David M Singer

Rangers coach sends no-more-nice-guy message: This time, we fight

Again. If Vigneault hadn’t given the kid the go, McIlrath couldn’t have gone.

“There’s no doubt that guys were sticking up for Mac and what happened in Philly. I can’t say I’m displeased about seeing that, but I am most pleased about how we played and the fact that we won the game,” Vigneault said after his team’s buttoned-down performance.

“But there’s no doubt that what Dylan did there and Tanner also were a big part of the emotion that was in this game.”