Found March 12, 2012 on The Rangers Tribune:
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The New York Rangers held practice earlier today at their practice facility following last night's 4-3 overtime win against the Islanders, and according to Andrew Gross of Ranger Rants, neither captain Ryan Callahan (bruised foot) nor defenseman Michael Del Zotto (hip) participated. Neither suited up for Sunday's tilt with the Isles, either, so it's looking like they will be unavailable for tomorrow's match-up with the Carolina Hurricanes as well.  I may get jumped on for this one, but is it safe to say that the team has missed Del Zotto on defense yet? I know the in-depth statistics prove that DZ has not been perfect on the defensive side of the puck this year, but he's had an impact on the team when in the lineup. This is his most consistent season of his career in terms of his performance in all three zones. In my opinion, that's a big hole that the Blueshirts cannot and will not fill until he returns.  Meanwhile, on offense, Marian Gaborik and Brad Ri...
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