Originally written on Sports-Glory  |  Last updated 5/23/14

New York Rangers center Derek Stepan sustained a broken jaw in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Final against the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday, coach Alain Vigneault said Friday. “Step right now, at this time, is probably getting operated on,” Vigneault said Friday morning, via BlueShirtsUnited.com. “He broke his jaw yesterday, so we’ll have an idea of the time frame tomorrow.” The Rangers lead the Canadiens 2-1 in the best-of-7 series.  Game 4 is Sunday at Madison Square Garden. Stepan was injured when Canadiens forward Brandon Prust hit him in the first period.  Stepan left the game and had X-rays taken, but they didn’t show the injury.  Stepan returned to the ice and played 24 shifts totaling 17:46. Prust was not penalized for the hit on Stepan but is scheduled to have a hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety on Friday. “That incident, four referees missed the call. Stepan is injured. The same player [Prust] that called the hit on Price ‘accidental but on purpose’ — late hit, everything you want to get out of the game, that was his hit 

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