On the day after the Devils closed the trap, the Rangers breezed though a half-hour practice and spoke not about looking at the rivals behind, but the teams like Montreal and Washington, several points ahead of them.
No Delta bluesman Robert Johnson's classic in the background:
"I got to keep movin', I got to keep movin',
Blues fallin' down like hail, blues fallin' down like hail,
And the day keeps on worryin' me, there's a hellhound on my trail.."