It was a big day for Marc Staal both on and off the ice. The Rangers' defenseman became a father and played a big role in the Rangers' 5-1 win over the Colorado Avalanche.

After the game, Staal — who was on less than two hours of sleep — spoke with MSG Network's John Giannone about his early experience in fatherhood and the team's effort Tuesday at Madison Square Garden.

See what the new dad had to say, then share your thoughts below.

Feb 5 - 4:09am