Filip Chytil out for New York Rangers after elbow to head
The New York Rangers will play the rest of this contest without center Filip Chytil, who took an elbow to the head at the beginning of the first period.
UPDATE: Filip Chytil out at least next 4 games
On the play, Chytil was turning toward the puck when he made contact with Cole Sillinger’s elbow.
The 23 year-old center was down for a bit and being attended to by trainer Jim Ramsay before leaving for the dressing room.
Per the MSG Broadcast, Chytil’s is being listed with an upper-body injury. More information to follow after the game.
Filip Chytil injured
Coming into the contest, Chytil has 2 goals and 1 assist in five games while averaging 14:52 of ice time.
Chytil was drafted in the first round of the 2017 Draft (21st overall). He had a difficult season with just 22 points in 67 games in 2021-22, but came alive in the playoffs with 7 goals in 20 games.
The young center was playing well this season before this injury.
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