Updates from Rangers practice on Friday

12:02PM: At Rangers practice on Friday, before traveling to Florida, the lines being used are (Stephenson):

  • Chris Kreider, Mika Zibanejad, Kevin Hayes
  • Jimmy Vesey, Ryan Strome, Filip Chytil
  • Vlad Namestnikov, Brett Howden, Jesper Fast
  • Steven Fogarty, Lias Andersson, Matt Beleskey

Mats Zuccarello and Pavel Buchnevich are working as extra players but Stephenson notes that Zuccarello is also seeing time in Jimmy Vesey’s spot. (Stephenson)

On defense, Marc Staal is with Neal Pionk, Freddy Claesson is with Kevin Shattenkirk and Brady Skjei is with Tony DeAngelo. (Stephenson)


Adam McQuaid remains in a non-contact jersey and is skating with Brendan Smith. (Stephenson)

The PP units are Neal Pionk, Mika Zibanejad, Ryan Strome, Chris Kreider, Kevin Hayes and Jimmy Vesey, Brett Howden, Filip Chytil, Kevin Shattenkirk and Tony DeAngelo. (Stephenson)