He followed up his statements on Tuesday by saying, "I don't care what everybody thinks. I care what we think about as a group and as a team. (CSN Washington)
Asked about Ovechkin's comments, Ryan McDonagh said that the Rangers are "real good" at focusing on what they want to control and they have talked about what is at stake in Game 7.(NYR)
Carl Hagelin said that the Rangers are not paying attention to what Ovechkin said and that the Rangers. (NYR)
Rick Nash said that the Rangers are only worried about what is going on in their own locker room. (NYR)
Marty St. Louis said that the Caps want to win as much as the Rangers do. (NYR)
Alain Vigneault said on Tuesday, "we understand the prep that goes into this and we need to let our actions do the talking and that is what we are focused on."