Updates from Rangers practice on Monday

3:30PM: According to the AHL Transaction wire, Brett Howden and Julien Gauthier were sent to Hartford and then recalled. This makes those two players available to play for Hartford in the playoffs.

The Rangers can call up two more players from Hartford.

With only Howden and Gauthier sent down and called back up, none of the other players in the NHL, that could have been sent down without waivers, will not be able to play for Hartford in the playoffs.





12:35PM: Alex Georviev will start tomorrow against the Islanders. (Stephenson)

12:07PM: At Rangers practice on Monday, Chris Kreider is sick and not skating and both Igor Shesterkin and Pavel Buchnevich are not after their car accident last night.

Jesper Fast IS skating at practice.


The NHL announced that Mika Zibanejad was named the Second Star of the week, with three goals and five assists in three games.