--RW Marian Gaborik accounted for the lone goal for the Rangers' top line -- with Brad Richards and Carl Hagelin -- in the six-game series loss to the Devils in the Eastern Conference finals. And Gaborik's goal was a weird bank shot from the behind the net following a blunder by Devils goalie Martin Brodeur in Game 5.
"It was a great run, but every experienced guy and young guy can learn a lesson from this," Gaborik said. "Every chance we get, we have to take advantage of it and we didn't do that in this series."
--RW Mats Zuccarello told reporters Thursday he'd be available to play in Game 6 against the Devils for the first time since suffering a broken wrist March 23. But John Tortorella, whose team got winger Brandon Dubinsky back from injury in the previous game, made no changes to his forward corps.
QUOTE TO NOTE
"It's a nothing play, but those plays are huge at that point of the game. I didn't even see it (go in), I just heard the crowd. It's a terrible feeling, and you don't want to feel it again." -- D Ryan McDonagh, after Adam Henrique's overtime goal eliminated the Rangers in a 3-2 loss Friday to New Jersey in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals.
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