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Rangers' Zuccarello out indefinitely after taking puck to head

  New York Rangers forward Mats Zuccarello is out indefinitely with what the team calls an upper body injury. Zuccarello is a versatile wing who sees time on power plays and as a penalty killer. He was hit in the head with a shot by teammate Ryan McDonagh in the first period of the clinching first-round victory over Pittsburgh on Friday night. He immediately skated to the bench...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers' Zuccarello out indefinitely with upper body injury

NEW YORK (AP) New York Rangers forward Mats Zuccarello is out indefinitely with what the team calls an upper body injury. Zuccarello is a versatile wing who sees time on power plays and as a penalty killer. He was hit in the head with a shot by teammate Ryan McDonagh in the first period of the clinching first-round victory over Pittsburgh on Friday night. He immediately skated to...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Practice Report: 4/27

The Rangers took to the ice today for the first time up in Greenburgh since eliminating the Penguins  which was reported as a “well attended optional.” Kevin Klein is on the ice today’s option skate in Greenburgh. No sign of Mats Zuccarello. #NYR — Sean Hartnett (@HartnettHockey) April 27, 2015 Along with Mats Zuccarello, Keith Yandle and Marc Staal aren’t here either...
Via NY Rangers Blog
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Klein skating, Mats Zuccarello not skating

At the optional skate today, injured defenseman Kevin Klein was on the ice. Klein has been out since March with a broken wrist and missed the entire first round series against the Penguins. Klein has been “nearing a return” for quite some time now. Mats Zuccarello, who took a Ryan McDonagh shot to the noggin Read more → The post Kevin Klein skating, Mats Zuccarello not skating...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Who comes out when Kevin Klein returns?

I was listening to the radio yesterday, and I couldn’t believe my ears. Hockey was being discussed, and it wasn’t Boomer and Carton or Michael Kay and Don La Greca. Once I got over my initial shock of hearing hockey on the radio discussed by a voice in which I could not identify, I started Read more → The post Who comes out when Kevin Klein returns? appeared first on Blue Seat Blogs.
Via Blue Seat Blogs
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers Ready To End Series Tonight

Only James Sheppard, Cam Talbot, Chris Summers and Kevin Klein took part in today’s morning skate. Klein is expected to miss tonight’s game after experiencing soreness yesterday. (Photo Credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Via NY Rangers Blog
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Game 4 ECQF: Rangers @ Pittsburgh

The New York Rangers face the Pittsburgh Penguins for Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals, tonight at the Consol Energy Center starting at 7 PM. For a preview, click here. TV: MSG, NBCSN Radio: ESPN 98.7 FM Rangers Game Notes Probable line-up:  Nash-Brassard-Zuccarello Kreider-Stepan-St.Louis Hagelin-Hayes-Miller Glass-Moore-Fast McDonagh-Girardi Staal-Boyle Yandle...
Via NY Rangers Blog
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Dan Girardi in, Kevin Klein out for Game Two

Dan Girardi will play in Game Two tonight, despite taking a puck to the jaw in Game One and not returning. Girardi left in the third period after the injury as the Rangers held on to a 2-1 lead to take the first game of the series. Kevin Klein, out since March with a broken Read more → The post Dan Girardi in, Kevin Klein out for Game Two appeared first on Blue Seat Blogs.
Via Blue Seat Blogs
14 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Rangers playoff preview: Klein still out

The New York Rangers begin their quest for the cup on April 16 against the Pittsburgh Penguins, and will be doing so without shutdown defenseman Kevin Klein for an undetermined amount of time. Klein has been out with an injury since blocking a shot taken by Alex Ovechkin on March 11, and, in spite of a recent announcement claiming he’d be ready for game 1, it looks as though he...
Via isportsweb.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Klein not practicing, unlikely for Game One

Per Josh Thomson, injured defenseman Kevin Klein did not practice today and will not practice tomorrow. That puts Klein’s return for Game One in doubt, as Alain Vigneault has mentioned that Klein needs to practice before he can play. It is unlikely Klein, who has been out since March with a broken arm, plays in Read more → The post Kevin Klein not practicing, unlikely for Game...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Klein Absent From Practice

The Rangers are skating this morning in Greenburgh in preparation of the Pens coming to town for Game 1 on Thursday. All Rangers were on the ice except for one… All healthy Rangers, including Staal, accounted for. Have not seen Kevin Klein on ice. Bur Chris Summers is practicing. — Andrew Gross (@AGrossRecord) April 14, 2015 #NYR practice d-pairs with Klein not practicing...
Via NY Rangers Blog
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Klein skating, weekend return possible

Kevin Klein is skating with the healthy scratches (Henrik Lundqvist, James Sheppard) today (per Andrew Gross), and it is possible a weekend return may be in the works. Klein is scheduled to be getting an x-ray this week. If all comes back positive, he should be back before the playoffs start. He is just softly Read more → The post Kevin Klein skating, weekend return possible appeared...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
25 days ago  |  Discuss

A quick Kevin Klein injury update

Per Steve Zipay, inured defenseman Kevin Klein is slated to get x-rays on his fractured left arm this week, which will determine if/when he returns from the injury. He is currently skating but not stickhandling. The original timeline had him slated to return for the playoffs, but Sam Rosen mentioned on the most recent broadcast Read more → The post A quick Kevin Klein injury update...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers 2, Washington 5

The New York Rangers (47-21-7) fell to the Washington Capitals (41-25-10) by a score of 5-2. For a box score, click here. Crummy weekend. The Rangers have usually done a good job at responding to bad losses this season, but that wasn’t the case in this one. Panic? No. Concerning? Very much. The Rangers aren’t exactly 100% healthy either and were forced to dress their 8th defenseman...
Via NY Rangers Blog
March 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Game 67: Keep winning against Buffalo

The Rangers face life without Kevin Klein for the first time tonight, as they are in Buffalo to take on the woeful Sabres. This Sabres team is actually trying to tank, and doing a bang-up job there. As you’ll see in this game preview, I just don’t even know who the Sabres dress anymore. The Read more → The post Game 67: Keep winning against Buffalo appeared first on Blue Seat Blogs.
Via Blue Seat Blogs
March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Klein’s injury should have represented a prospect opportunity

In a season where the Rangers, from top to bottom, have done almost everything right the decision to insert Matt Hunwick straight into the line-up is the sign of a missed opportunity. When Henrik Lundqvist went down with an injury the team turned to Cam Talbot. Slowly but surely Talbot has turned himself into a Read more → The post Kevin Klein’s injury should have represented...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Klein Out ‘3-4 Weeks’

#NYR Injury Update: Defenseman Kevin Klein will be sidelined three-to-four weeks with an upper-body injury. — New York Rangers (@NYRangers) March 12, 2015 Thank you for all the kind words. #speedyrecovery — Kevin Klein (@Realkevinklein8) March 12, 2015 Not at all worried about Matt Hunwick’s ability to slide into Klein’s spot without issues. The issue here is that...
Via NY Rangers Blog
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Rangers defenseman Klein to miss 3-4 weeks with injury

  Rangers defenseman Kevin Klein will be out three to four weeks due to an undisclosed injury sustained when he was struck in the left arm by a shot taken by Washington's Alex Ovechkin. The Rangers made the announcement Thursday, one day after Klein was injured with 19 seconds remaining in New York's 3-1 victory on Washington. Klein returned to New York to be re-evaluated by team...
Via AP on Fox
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Rangers defenseman Kevin Klein to miss 3-4 weeks with injury

NEW YORK (AP) Rangers defenseman Kevin Klein will be out three to four weeks due to an undisclosed injury sustained when he was struck in the left arm by a shot taken by Washington's Alex Ovechkin. The Rangers made the announcement Thursday, one day after Klein was injured with 19 seconds remaining in New York's 3-1 victory on Washington. Klein returned to New York to be re-evaluated...
Via AP on Fox
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Klein injury: Being re-evaluated by team doctors

Per Larry Brooks, defenseman Kevin Klein is on his way back to be re-evaluated by New York Rangers team doctors after having independent x-rays performed. When a player is re-evaluated by team docs, it usually means the x-rays found something, and it’s up to the team to assess the treatment plan. Klein left the game Read more → The post Kevin Klein injury: Being re-evaluated...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Bolstering Your Blue Line: Kevin Klein and Michael Del Zotto Worth A Look

At this point in the season the waiver wire has been picked clean like the bones of so many thanksgiving turkeys and the lack of depth couldn’t come at a worse time. It’s the time of the year when the injuries begin to mount and the trades start coming and with the shake ups they create come new opportunities for fantasy managers to seize upon. The difference between winning...
Via Razzball Hockey
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Rangers rally past Islanders, win on Kevin Klein's late goal

  Kevin Klein scored with 4:32 left, and the New York Rangers overcame a pair of two-goal deficits and netted three third-period goals to stun the New York Islanders 6-5 on Monday night. After falling behind 11 seconds in, the Rangers completed their game-long, uphill fight and beat the Islanders for the first time in four tries this season. They trail the Metropolitan Division...
Via AP on Fox
February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Rangers rally late, beat Islanders 6-5 on Klein's goal

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) Kevin Klein scored with 4:32 left, and the New York Rangers overcame a pair of two-goal deficits and netted three third-period goals to stun the New York Islanders 6-5 on Monday night. After falling behind 11 seconds in, the Rangers completed their game-long, uphill fight and beat the Islanders for the first time in four tries this season. They trail the Metropolitan...
Via AP on Fox
February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Is it time to sell high on Kevin Klein?

Continuing with the trend of posts that will get me yelled at, it’s time to look at Kevin Klein, his career season, his career averages, and if anything like what we’ve seen so far this season will continue. Klein is having a sensational season this year. He’s already doubled his career high in goals (8), Read more → The post Is it time to sell high on Kevin Klein? appeared...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Klein for Michael Del Zotto Was a Steal for New York Rangers

Kevin Klein #8 of the New York Rangers skates with the puck against the Ottawa Senators at Madison Square Garden in New York City. (Mandatory Credit: Jared Silber/NHLI via Getty Images) Kevin Klein for Michael Del Zotto was a trade by GM Glen Sather last year that is paying dividends today for the club. Del Zotto’s career began promising in New York and  then his level of play...
Via The Sports Journal
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss
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