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Ryan McDonagh returned to practice today saying he feels better than expected and should be "go to go"for tomorrow's game vs. Tampa.
In other positive injury news, Andrew Gross at the Bergen Record reports that Rick Nash and Michael Del Zotto, who both practiced for the second straight day, are improving and waiting on how they feel tomorrow before announcing that they're ready to play.
John Tortorella told Katie Strang at ESPN.com that he doesn't know who he's getting back in the lineup tomorrow, but if I had to venture guess, he'd say Nash and MacDonagh return.
...best report from practice in weeks! If Rangers can build off their strong third period last night, coupled with the return of Nash and McD, I'd feel really good about them ending their four game losing streak tomorrow.
In other line-up news, the Rangers assigned Brandon Mashinter to the CT Whale today.
...tear. After last night's performance, this is no surprise. ...
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Fantasy hockey owners can soon look forward to reactivating superstar Rick Nash into their starting - lineup. As reported by ESPNNewYork.com's Katie Strang, the sighting of winger Rick Nash Tuesday morning is good news for fans of the New York Rangers. "... Nash was back on the ice (wearing contact jersey) with the team for the morning skate as the Rangers prepare to...
Ryan McDonagh (undisclosed injury) and Rick Nash (undisclosed injury) were out on the ice for the Rangers' AM skate prior to tonight's matchup with the Lightning. According to multiple reports, McDonagh says he will be playing tonight. Rick Nash is likely to return.
Nash expects to play, just will test himself in warmups to make sure #NYR
— Pat Leonard (@NYDNRangers...
In a piece of good news, which Rangers fans are in desperate need of these days, Rick Nash practiced for the first time in nine days during the Rangers pre-game skate this morning.
However, it is doubtful he will be ready to play tonight vs. Winnipeg (via Bergen Record)...
“I’m feeling good, getting better, it’s a positive day for sure when you get back out and skate...
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The 2013 New York Rangers are a disappointment so far during this lockout shortened NHL season. Coming off an impressive overachieving season where the Rangers finished first in the east and reached the conference finals, expectations were raised over the summer when the Rick Nash trade was consummated. Nash, plus a full year of Chris Kreider, [...]
The New York Rangers (9-8-2) used the returns of Michael Del Zotto, Ryan McDonagh and Rick Nash to defeat the Tampa Bay Lightning (9-10-1) in dominant fashion at MSG Thursday night 4-1 and end a four game losing streak. For a full box score of tonight's game, head over to Yahoo! Sports.
- To me, by far the most complete effort of the season in terms of everyone contributing...
The Rangers play the second game of their four-game home stand, facing off tonight for the third and final time this year against Tampa. The Blueshirts come off a disappointing 4-3 loss to Winnipeg while the Lightning come in off a 2-1 loss to Boston.
The theme for tonight is that the Rangers are getting the band back together. Rick Nash, who missed the past four games, each of...
The Rangers have sent Chris Kreider back to the AHL’s Connecticut Whale, a move that was widely expected once the Rangers got healthy. Kreider was sent down last week, but was immediately recalled due to the Rick Nash “concussion” and played while he was out. With Nash back, Kreider can return to the Whale to work on his play without the puck.
It is important for Kreider to...
After winning the Atlantic Division, finishing first in the Eastern Conference and coming to within two wins of making it to the Stanley Cup Final since 1994, the New York Rangers came into this season as Stanley Cup contenders.
Throw in the fact that they had a Vezina Trophy winning goaltender between the pipes, traded for power forward Rick Nash and had the same defensive corps...