Staal said that the Rangers haven't played a 60 minute game against Tampa Bay and while they were better when the two teams played in Tampa, "it wasn't good enough."
He adds that right from the drop of the puck the Rangers need to make it known that it won't be an easy night for Tampa Bay and Callahan.(NY Post)
Larry Brooks writes that Lundqvist needs to step up his game and perform as if tomorrow night is a playoff game.(NY Post)