Posted March 02, 2012 on AP on Fox
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 Friday night. New York (41-15-6) leads the East by nine points on Northeast Division-leading Boston and Pittsburgh. The sizable separation in the standings can be attributed to the Rangers' 20-8-4 road record, one of the best in the league. That success as the visitor may not be much of a surprise. Since Tortorella was named coach Feb. 23, 2009, New York has won 69 road contests to rank among the most in the NHL in that span. The Rangers again proved they're a force away from Madison Square Garden on Thursday, beating Carolina 3-2 to open a stretch of six games with five on the road. Perhaps mor...

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...

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 the...

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...

Dubinsky Forces Tortorella Change of Heart

Before last night's game, John Tortorella was still fuming about Brandon Dubinsky's stick throwing stunt Thursday night saying this (via Bergen Record)..."I thought it was, quite honestly, just a ridiculous penalty, at a time of the season, when you've got 20 games left that we need to be working on other things as far as details than that nonsense. And, quite honestly...

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...

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...

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 Foot Injury; Scott Joins Team; No Lineup Changes

The Rangers reported that Ryan Callahan did not practice this morning due to a sore foot. John Tortorella says he's not sure if the Rangers captain be in the line-up tomorrow....noticed Callahan skating gingerly to the bench after blocking a shot against the Devils Monday night. Please God don't make it another broken bone for Callahn during the final month of the season...

Rangers RW Callahan day-to-day with bruised foot

New York Rangers captain Ryan Callhan is listed as day-to-day with a bruised foot and could miss Thursday's game against the Carolina Hurricanes.Callahan will travel with the team to North Carolina, but coach John Tortorella said he's not sure if the right wing will be able to play.The 26-year-old has 25 goals and 22 assists in 61 games for the Rangers this season.

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.

Morning Skate Notes: Callahan, Del Zotto Missing; Schoenfeld Teaches Scott

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...

Scott adds toughness to Rangers

It is far from being determined what long-term value John Scott can have to the Rangers — if any — but for now, coach John Tortorella can sum up his possible impact very succinctly. “He’s big,” Tortorella said. “That’s all I got.” Yesterday was Scott’s first practice as a...

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...
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