Found March 02, 2012 on NY Rangers Blog:
Neither Ryan Callahan nor Michael Del Zotto takes part in #NYR optional morning skate, though nothing unusual about that...— New York Rangers (@thenyrangers) March 2, 2012 ...Rangers going to need another team effort if these two are out of the line-up tonight, especially against the Bolts who are tough on home ice (19-9-2). Always helps to have Lundqvist back there, just in case. Meanwhile the Rangers tweet out this pic of Assistant GM Jim Schoefeld giving John Scott a lesson on the Rangers system... ...thought Scott looked pretty good in limited action last night. Seems like a team first guy who should fit in well in the Rangers locker room.  Remember to follow me on Twitter & Facebook or e-mail me at

Pregame: Callahan-less Rangers Visit 'Canes in Hopes of Building Streak

Getty Losing to the rival New York Islanders in a shootout last Friday was a deflating feeling for the New York Rangers, but they quickly jumped right back on the horse and earned back-to-back wins over the Buffalo Sabres and New Jersey Devils to get a new winning streak kicked into gear. With just 22 games left to play in the regular season, the Blueshirts are approaching...

Injury Updates for Callahan & Del Zotto

Steve Zipay at Newsday reports that Ryan Callahan will miss his second straight game tonight in Tampa and will likely miss Sunday's matinee against the Bruins with a bruised right foot he sustained blocking an Ilya Kovalchuk shot Monday night.X-rays were negative, but Callahan's foot is in a boot and he is on crutches.Here's Callahan on the injury..."Each day it...

Callahan Misses Practice with Bruised Foot

The New York Rangers returned to practice for the first time this morning since Monday's 2-0 shutout win over the Devils. Absent from practice was captain Ryan Callahan, who is day-to-day with a bruised foot according to the team. While Callahan will be making the trip to North Carolina this afternoon, his status for tomorrow's meeting with the Hurricanes remains in question...

Postgame: Rangers Step Up to Defeat 'Canes Without Captain Callahan

Getty The New York Rangers needed players to step up tonight with captain Ryan Callahan out of the lineup with a bruised foot. That they did, as the Blueshirts received contributions form all different sources in their 3-2 win over the Carolina Hurricanes. Now on a three-game winning streak, the Rangers are rolling with only 20 games remaining on the regular season schedule...

Del Zotto Taking Hip Injury Day By Day

The Rangers report that Michael Del Zotto is taking his hip injury day by day and might skate tomorrow, but isn't sure if he'll be able to play against the Bruins on Sunday...Del Zotto on the injury..."I just wasn't myself (Thursday). I didn't have my explosion because of the pain. It makes no sense for me to play at far below 100% when we have guys ready to...

Rangers captain Callahan ruled out vs. Hurricanes

New York Rangers captain Ryan Callahan will miss his first game of the season on Thursday when he sits out against the Carolina Hurricanes. The 26-year-old Callahan, who is nursing a bruised foot, has collected 25 goals and 22 assists in 61 games for the Rangers this season. John Scott will make his Rangers debut and Martin Biron is expected to be between the pipes, the team announced.

Callahan Out; Scott In Tonight Against Hurricanes

Rangers captain, Ryan Callahan will mist tonight’s game against the Carolina Hurricanes with a bruised foot. Callahan is listed as day-to-day and his status for tomorrow night’s game is still unknown but newly acquired, John Scott, will find his way into the Rangers’ lineup for the first time. No need to be worried about Callahan’s [...]

Practice Notes: Callahan Skates; Del Zotto Doesn't

Pat Leonard of the Daily News reports that Ryan Callahan skated on his won before practice but didn't participate with the team.Leonard adds that Dan Girardi, Michael Del Zotto and Ruslan Fedotenko did not practice as well.No word on whether Callahan and/or Del Zotto will return to the line-up tomorrow....if I was a betting man I'd say they're both going to miss tomorrow...

Pre Game Notes: Callahan Out; Del Zotto, Fedotenko Question Marks

The Rangers report that Ryan Callahan will not play against the Boston Bruins today, while Michael Del Zotto and Ruslan Fedotenko will be game time decisions....assuming if Fedotenko can't go, Bickel will be moved up to forward and Eminger will be inserted on defense. If nothing else the Rangers will have plenty of toughness in the line-up.Jim Cerny notes that Callahan's...

Rangers play it safe with Callahan injury 

The Rangers will play 17 games in 31 days in March, so when captain Ryan Callahan sat out Wednesday’s practice in Greenburgh with a bruised foot, it seemed motivated more by caution than concern.

Injured Bolts face East-leading Rangers

Tune into Sun Sports at 7 p.m. to watch the Tampa Bay Lightning take on the New York Rangers. NHL Lightning territory. The New York Rangers have been one of the best road teams in the NHL under coach John Tortorella, a key reason they comfortably lead the Eastern Conference. They may need to withstand another absence from their captain in an effort to continue pulling away. Ryan...

Blueshirts to face Hurricanes without captain

Rangers captain Ryan Callahan is scratched from Thursday night's lineup against the Carolina Hurricanes with a bruised foot.

Three In a Row for the Blueshirts

With starting netminder Henrik Lundqvist given the night off, and team captain Ryan Callahan, out day-to-day with a bruised foot, back-up goaltender Martin Biron needed to give the New York Rangers a strong start against the Carolina Hurricanes, especially considering the way he had played in his last few starts. As it turned out, Biron came up big for the Blueshirts in a 3-2 victory...

Rangers-Lightning Preview

The New York Rangers have been one of the best road teams in the NHL under coach John Tortorella, a key reason they comfortably lead the Eastern Conference. They may need to withstand another absence from their captain in an effort to continue pulling away. Ryan Callahan's status is uncertain as the Rangers go for a four-game winning streak against the Tampa Bay Lightning on...

Bruins-Rangers Preview

The New York Rangers own a relatively comfortable lead atop the Eastern Conference, so they can afford to settle for one point now and then. The Boston Bruins need all the points they can get with their division lead slipping. With injured Rangers captain Ryan Callahan possibly out for a third straight game, New York goes for its fifth straight victory in this Original Six matchup...
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