Lots going on at the Rangers optional practice. Some good, some not so much.
Katie Strang at ESPN.com reports that Ryane Clowe still isn't sure if he'll play tonight, however, Pat Leonard at the Daily News expects Clowe to take Arron Asham's spot in the line-up after the former Shark left practice early while Asham remained on the ice with the other likely scratches.
...after yesterday's comments about Clowe chomping at the bit to get back and this being a virtual must win game for the Rangers expect Clowe in there.
One player who won't be re-inserted into the line-up is Chris Kreider, who according to Larry Brooks at the New York Post was skating with the taxi squad players this morning.
...re-inserting Kreider into the line-up would be the epitome of a desperation move, but aren't the Rangers in a desperate situation? Going with Kreider last year seemed to ignite the offense, why not see if lightning strikes twice.
In a bit of scary news,...