It pretty much does without saying that when you reach the conference finals, you need to beat a good team to advance. There's no rolling over a slouch come hockey in mid-May. We now know who the Rangers will be matched up with with a Stanley Cup bid on the line, so we'll do our best to get you ready for puck drop come Game 1. Here are your morning notes.
Personal tragedy galvanized this Rangers group, which is now writing its own inspiring story. [NY Post]
With Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals scheduled for Saturday afternoon, the Rangers will get some much needed rest. [NY Post]