Panarin and Zibanejad crack TSN’s Top 50 NHLers

Artemi Panarin was ranked 5th in TSN’s list of the Top 50 NHLers at the midpoint of the season. Panarin was ranked 21st in TSN’s preseason rankings. Mika Zibanejad was ranked 39th, ahead of former Ranger JT Miller (41) and John Tavares (43). (TSN) Zibanejad was not ranked in the preseason rankings. Panarin has 26 goals and 42 assists in 47 games this season to lead the Rangers. Zibanejad has…

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Chris Kreider is replacing Artemi Panarin in the All-Star Game

The NHL announced on Tuesday that Chris Kreider will replace Artemi Panarin as the Rangers representative at the All-Star Game this weekend. Panarin missed last night’s game with an upper body injury. Unfortunately, due to injury, I can not take а part in All Star Game . Mr.Riziy really wish to be there! — Artemiy Panarin (@artemiypanarin) January 22, 2020

Artemi Panarin OUT against the Islanders

10:19PM: David Quinn spoke after the game on Panarin and said: On Panarin, “he has an upper body issue and 50/50 throughout the afternoon on whether he was going to play, by the end it just didn’t seem like the right thing to do. We don’t think it’s long-term, that is the update.” On Panarin’s injury, “it’s probably five days. He’s had an issue before with this and it reoccurred.”…

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Artemi Panarin named NHL’s Third Star for December

The NHL announced earlier today that Artemi Panarin was named the league’s Third Star for the month of December. From the release: Panarin tied for the most points in the NHL in December and finished one back of the League lead in goals, posting 10-12—22 in 14 games to help the Rangers (19-16-4, 42 points) to a 6-7-1 record in the month. In his first season with New York, Panarin…

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Artemi Panarin is going to the All-Star game for the Rangers

The NHL has announced that Artemi Panarin will be the Rangers representative at the 2020 All-Star game in January. This is Panarin’s first All-Star appearance. From the Rangers release: In 38 games this season, Panarin has 21 goals and 30 assists for 51 points, along with a plus-18 rating and 12 penalty minutes. Panarin ranks eighth in the NHL (and ranks first among players in the Metropolitan Division) in points…

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Artemi Panarin has a mild groin strain and will not return

Update: David Quinn said that holding him out was more precautionary than anything else. (NYR) The Rangers have announced that Artemi Panarin will not return to tonight’s game after suffering a mild groin strain in the second period. Panarin scored a PP goal for the Rangers in the second period and played 13 minutes, had two shots, 1 shot attempt blocked, 1 shot that missed the net, two giveaways and…

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