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Sorry for the late news here. Our personal lives prevented us from a timely update on the Rick Nash injury. In Friday night’s 4-2 loss for HC Davos, the Ranger winger injured his shoulder in the first period. Ironically enough, the injury came from a collision with former Ranger Ilkka Heikkinen. Nash left the game in the first period as a precaution.
An MRI from yesterday showed no structural damage, and Nash is expected to be out for no longer than a week. Safe to say Nash and the Rangers dodged a bullet there.
Nash took some criticism from Ranger fans when he decided to head to Switzerland during the lockout. It’s likely that he’s still going to get some criticism from this injury. It’s worth noting that injuries, especially injuries stemming from collisions, can happen in team practices as well.
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Every NHL front office's worst nightmare during the lockout is that while playing in a league that isn't locking out its players, one of their own could get injured. New York Rangers, come on down! Rick Nash hurt his shoulder and was removed from a game in Switzerland, according to TSN's Darren Dreger, not yet having played a single game in a Rangers sweater. Instead...
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In a time where NHL hockey is not being played, a player for the New York Rangers gets hurts while playing overseas.
Unfortunately for the Blueshirts, this player is the newly acquired Rick Nash. According to a Tweet from Darren Dreger of TSN, Nash hurt his shoulder.
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Resnick stressed, Nash's injury is shoulder and not head as some...
Good news, #Rangers fans. Rick Nash is expected to return to the Davos line-up late next week, coach Del Curto tells media. #NHL #NYR
— Matias Strozyk (@MaStrozyk) September 30, 2012
...yeah, good news that he''ll be back next week. Bad news that it'll continue to be for Davos and not the Rangers.
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Rick Nash not injured too seriousy. Shoulder is bruised. He'll be sidelined for about one week.
— Marcel Kuchta (@Guggti) September 29, 2012
Larry Brooks at the New York Post adds that the Rangers confirmed that an MRI revealed no damage to Nash's shoulder.
...looks like the Rangers dodged a major bullet.
...as if the lockout didn't already have...
Yesterday, I posted some great pics taken by reader Mark K. of the first day of CT Whale training camp. Mark was also gracious enough to pass along some pics from inside the MSG Practice Facility that not everyone gets to see...
Rangers film room. Let's hope they'll be a 2012 added to that.
Outside Tortorella's office. While that color will always remind...
The NY Rangers worst nightmare has happened. Rick Nash sustained a shoulder injury during the first period of a game today in Europe. In other news, Jim Dolan sent Gary Bettman 100 text messages (that he ignored) while the Commissioner was behind closed doors with NHLPA head Don Fehr. Just kidding about the text messages.
Disturbing news for any team and the news I fear the...
Rick Nash injured his shoulder in Swiss game. His agent, Joe Resnick says he was taken out of game and will be re-evaluated in a cpl days.
— Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) September 28, 2012
Resnick stressed, Nash's injury is shoulder and not head as some have speculated. Taken out of game for precautionary reasons.
— Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger...
Chris Kreider spoke with nyrangers.com's Jim Cerny after the CT Whale's open day of training camp...
"I'm a rookie, and there is still a ton to be learned. I'm just getting my feet wet in my first pro camp. It's nothing I have experienced before, and it's exciting," Kreider said. "I'm just excited to play. I love playing hockey. I...
This morning the CT Whale opened training camp at the MSG practice facility with notable prospects such as JT Miller, Christian Thomas, Ryan Bourque and of course Chris Kreider participating.
And we're lucky enough to have TheNYRBlog reader and good friend Mark K. send us some pics...
Bourque going for the puck
Kreider flying down the wing.
In an effort to lighten the mood during the lockout, The New York Rangers Blog will be writing faux recaps of every Rangers game missed due to the work stoppage. Enjoy.
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Newark, NJ - After a tense first preseason game in Albany, the re-match between the long time rival Rangers and Devils in Newark was more about prospects and training camp invitees trying to make an impression, as the Rangers came away with a 5-0 victory led by some familiar faces from the past.
For the second time in four years, the Rangers have brought Petr Nedved into...
Bergen Record - Rangers' Chris Kreider set to play for team's minor league team
Daily News - Kreider continues hockey education with AHL's Whale
New York Times - N.H.L. and Union Negotiators Meet for a Third Straight Day
Newsday - Rangers' Kreider skating with AHL club
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Mike Modano, Joe Nieuwendyk, Brad Richards and Neal Broten captured the four starting center positions in the first round of our Stars/North Stars Ultimate Team roster selection. Today, we will pick the top wingers.
Here are the candidates for the wing positions in the starting lineup. Choose up to 7. The players who fail to place in the top seven will be eligible later for the...