We want to make the most of it and see where we are really.
Kieran Marmion, who may have put himself in the driving seat at scrumhalf in Murray's absence after doing what Schmidt described as a "super job" in a sharp, try-scoring performance, should be fine after rolling his ankle, the coach said.
"It is one and two, so whoever wins will be the best side in the world regardless of rankings", Hansen told reporters in Dublin.
Ireland's Kiwi head coach Schmidt so almost toppled his compatriots at the Aviva Stadium five years ago, the hosts racing into a 22-7 half-time advantage only to relinquish that lead, and possible victory, at the death. You look through the Rugby Championship, the amount of times you think Australia and South Africa have them under the pump and next thing they're underneath their own posts.
"They're competitors, Conor Murray's a real competitor".
"In those three games, it was 2013 I am still bleeding from". I just think he will play.
Murray is not the only injury talking point for the Irish ahead of their blockbuster clash with the All Blacks.
"Sean O'Brien has broken his right arm, so he obviously won't be available for the rest of the series", said Ireland boss Schmidt.
Management will continue to monitor Rob Kearney and Gary Ringrose this week, as they step up injury recovery.
The 33-year-old Williams lasted just 30 minutes of the All Blacks' 16-15 victory over England at Twickenham before he left the field and Hansen said the Auckland centre would not be back for next week's clash with Ireland in Dublin.
Munster star Murray would doubtless boost Ireland's rhythm and tactical kicking if he steps in against New Zealand though, but Ulster lock Henderson believes Schmidt's men are well covered for all eventualities.
That triumph ended an 18-match winning streak for the All Blacks, who wasted little time gaining revenge when the Kieran Read-led side won a rematch 21-9 two weeks later in Dublin.
Williams has had wrist, knee and shoulder problems, and played just five Tests this year, lasting the full 80 minutes in just one of them.
"I've never played against a team that would capitalize on a mistake (so well)".
All three matches Ireland have played against the All Blacks since Schmidt took over in 2013 have been close, with Ireland losing tight games twice at the Aviva Stadium and also recording a first ever win against New Zealand in Chicago in 2016.