NEWARK, NJ - APRIL 13: Starting goaltender Martin Brodeur #30 of the New Jersey Devils takes the ice for pregame warmups prior to the final game of the 2013-2014 NHL season against the Boston Bruins at the Prudential Center on April 13, 2014 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Andy Marlin/NHLI via Getty Images)
For our team, as a group, we've never been this far before, and so it's just more lessons learned, and sometimes you have to go to the school of hard knocks to find out what works and what doesn't. We've got a young group. They've played some unreal hockey here to get us this far, and we showed if we're not going to play the proper way, a really, really good hockey team is going to beat you, and that's what they did. It's a lesson learned.
— Lightning coach Jon Cooper after Rangers win in Game 6 forced a Game 7 that will be played at Madison Square Garden on Friday