At Rangers practice on Wednesday, the lines being used are (Stephenson):
- Chris Kreider, Mika Zibanejad, Mats Zuccarello
- Jimmy Vesey, Kevin Hayes, Tony DeAngelo
- Filip Chytil, Ryan Strome, Vlad Namestnikov
- Cody McLeod, Boo Nieves, Pavel Buchnevich
On defense the pairings are Marc Staal and Neal Pionk, Brady Skjei and Adam McQuaid, Brendan Smith and Kevin Shattenkirk. (Stephenson)
DeAngelo is skating in Jesper Fast’s spot as Fast is not skating today.
Mats Zuccarello is skating after missing last night’s game, and the prior two days of practice, with a foot infection. (NYR)