May 11, 2014, 11:09 PM EDT
“Yeah they’re getting chippy,” Staal said, according to Andrew Gross of the Bergen Record. “It’s a good thing. If they weren’t getting like that we’d be doing something wrong.”
The Rangers seem to be taking this angle with stride. While Staal seems delighted and Boyle is choosing the lighthearted approach, Henrik Lundqvist just avoided the subject entirely after being asked about spraying Crosby with his water bottle during that exchange at the end of the middle frame.
Watch the whole wild scene for yourself in the video below:
So far, a frustrating Crosby and Penguins team in general has been a good thing for the Rangers. We’ll see if that trend continues in Game 7 on Tuesday.
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