Breaking: New York Rangers entire coaching staff on COVID protocol; Wolf Pack’s Kris Knoblauch behind the bench

By Forever Blueshirts
Feb 4, 2021; New York, NY, USA; New York Rangers head coach David Quinn handles bench duties during a game against the Washington Capitals at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Bruce Bennett/Pool Photo-USA TODAY Sports

The entire New York Rangers coaching staff will be unavailable to coach tonight against the Flyers. That included all the assistants.

New York Rangers Press Release:

Hartford Wolf Pack
Knoblauch (AHL)

In accordance with the NHL COVID-19 Protocol and Additional Health and Safety Guidelines, Rangers head coach David Quinn, as well as Rangers assistant coaches Jacques Martin, David Oliver and Greg Brown will be unavailable for tonight’s game.

Hartford Wolf Pack head coach Kris Knoblauck, Hartford Wolf Pack associate head coach Gore Murphy, and Rangers associate general manager Chris Drury will be behind the Rangers bench for tonight’s game. Knoblauch will serve as acting head coach.

Wow!

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