The Rangers were off on Thursday, but did speak to the media following their Game 1, Wednesday night loss. There was plenty to digest, just as there's plenty of hockey left to be played in the Stanley Cup Final. Here are your morning notes.
The game is now in focus for Marc Staal. That wasn't always the case. [ESPN NY]
Cam Talbot's injury means the Rangers are relying on a journeyman to play the role of backup. [NY Post]
As the postseason has dragged on, Ryan McDonagh has elevated his play. [Daily News]