A Telling Quote from Kreider on Devils

It’s always interesting to hear what players say following losses. The Rangers are playing out the string with two games left at the Islanders tomorrow and at the Flyers Saturday.

After yesterday’s 5-2 embarrassment at the hands of MVP candidate Taylor Hall and the playoff bound Devils, Chris Kreider had a telling quote on the close Hudson rival that’s turned the tables. One which should sink in.

When you have one of your emerging team leaders praising the Devils by indicating how well coached they are, that speaks volumes about the current situation on Broadway. He’s far from alone.

If they don’t fire Alain Vigneault a day after it ends, something is very wrong.

About Derek Felix

Derek Felix is sports blogger whose previous experience included separate stints at ESPN as a stat researcher for NHL and WNBA telecasts. The Staten Island native also interned for or hockey historian Stan Fischler and worked behind the scenes for MSG as a production assistant on New Jersey Devil telecasts. An avid New York sports fan who enjoys covering events, writing, concerts, movies and the outdoors, Derek has covered consecutive Staten Island Yankees NY Penn League championships in '05 and '06. He also scored Berkeley Carroll high school basketball games from '06-14 and provided an outlet for the Park Slope school's student athletes. Hitting Back gives them the publicity they deserve. In his free time, he also attends Ranger games and is a loyal St. John's alum with a sports management degree. The Battle Of New York administrator and chief editor can be followed below on Twitter and Facebook.
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