Updates from Rangers practice on Thursday

4:30PM: Zuccarello won’t make the trip this weekend but Jesper Fast and Brett Howden are both ready to play on Friday. (NYR)

Henrik Lundqvist is slated to start tomorrow and the plan is for he and Alex Georgiev to split the weekend games. (NYR)

1:23PM: Boo Nieves was sent to Hartford.


12:31PM: Mats Zuccarello is not skating today at practice and is being listed as day to day with a groin injury. (NYR)

Jesper Fast is also not skating with what the team is calling a maintenance day. (NYR)

Brett Howden is on the ice at practice today. (Cyrgalis)

The lines being used at practice today are (Cyrgalis):

  • Vlad Namestnikov, Mika Zibanejad, Pavel Buchnevich
  • Chris Kreider, Kevin Hayes, Ryan Spooner
  • Jimmy Vesey, Brett Howden, Cody McLeod
  • Filip Chytil, Lias Andersson, Vinni Lettieri

Brady Skjei is skating with Tony DeAngelo, Marc Staal is skating with Neal Pionk and Brendan Smith is skating with Kevin Shattenkirk.