Quinn on Andersson, Howden and Henrik

David Quinn met with the media prior to Tuesday’s game and spoke about Lias Andersson, Brett Howden and more (NYR): Where will Lias play, “He will be in the middle between Vesey and Quickie.” On Lias being called up, “We’ve been talking about it for a little while, he’s been playing really well in Hartford, doing all the things we asked him to do. With Howden’s situation we felt it…

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Lias Andersson called up by the Rangers

The Rangers have announced that LIas Andersson has been called up from the Hartford Wolf Pack. From the Rangers release: Andersson, 20, has skated in 14 AHL games with the Wolf Pack this season, registering four goals and eight assists for 12 points, along with 15 penalty minutes. Among all AHL players younger than 21 years old, Andersson is tied for first in assists and is tied for second in…

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What Brett Howden said on Monday about how he is feeling

Rangers center Brett Howden spoke with the media on Monday after leaving Sunday’s game in the second period with an injury (NYR): “I feel good to be here and just taking it day by day.” On what happened, “Vesey created a 2 on 1 and threw a pass and I hit the side of the net and my momentum, couldn’t stop and was trying to use the boards to stop…

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Updates from Rangers practice on Monday

Brett Howden is not taking part in Rangers practice today after being injured in last night’s game. (Stephenson) Boo Nieves, Freddy Claesson and Ryan Spooner, who missed last night’s game, are all on the ice. (Stephenson) The lines being used today are (Stephenson): Namestnikov, Zibanejad, Zuccarello Kreider, Hayes, Buchnevich Vesey, Spooner, Fast Cody McLeod, Boo Nieves/Filip Chytil, Vinni Lettieri Brendan Smith is paired with Kevin Shattenkirk, Brady Skjei is skating…

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Lundqvist and Vesey lead Rangers to 3-1 win over Buffalo

First Period: No Scoring Second Period: Neal Pionk Assists: Vladislav Namestnikov, Mika Zibanejad Jimmy Vesey Assists: Brett Howden, Jesper Fast Third Period: Conor Sheary Jimmy Vesey (ENG) Assists: Brady Skjei Goalie: Henrik Lundqvist stopped 39 of 40 shots 3 Stars: 3: Vlad Namestnikov 2: Jimmy Vesey 1: Henrik Lundqvist Stats: Adam’s Thoughts: Well, this was a night for Henrik Lundqvist and he was as good as he had ever been against Buffalo. This…

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Brett Howden will NOT return against Buffalo

10:13PM: David Quinn said that Howden was kept out for precautionary reasons with an upper body injury. (MSG) 9:12PM: The Rangers have announced that Brett Howden will not return to tonight’s game after leaving in the second period with an injury. (MSG) Ryan Spooner missed the game against Buffalo with a lower body issue that Rangers coach David Quinn said wasn’t serious or long-term. (Newsday) Adam McQuaid who has been…

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