Despite never leading Friday night in a 3-2 loss to the Washington Capitals, Rangers head coach Alain Vigneault said he was encouraged by his team's effort, which included erasing two deficits of 1-0 and 2-1.

After the game, Vigneault spoke about his team's effort, how the team lost the game on a mistake and gave an update on the injury to Anton Stralman.

Check out what the head coach had to say, then share your thoughts in the comments below.

Dec 28 - 3:42am