Looks like Lindberg in against Isles, no Buchnevich this week and more updates

Lindberg (Photo Credit: Steven Ryan)

Lindberg (Photo Credit: Steven Ryan)

Oscar Lindberg will likely take Josh Jooris’ spot on the 4th line tonight based on the morning skate, The NYDN tweeted that Jooris and Adam Clendening were skating on their own this morning.

Pavel Buchnevich Updates

The hope was that Pavel Buchnevich would be take two weeks off to rest his ailing back, unfortunately time’s up and he isn’t back. Here’s the latest.


TSN’s Scott Cullen ranks the Rangers #1 this week.

1.    NEW YORK RANGERS 17-8-1

GF: 3.65  GA: 2.46  SA CF%: 46.7
PP%: 22.7 PK%: 85.1
The Rangers have been treading water lately, 4-4-1 in the past nine games, and have worrisome possession numbers that are in decline (44.4% of score-adjusted shot attempts since Nov. 1 ranks 29th), but they’re scoring like mad, so good enough to slide back into the the No. 1 spot.
Key Injuries: C Mika Zibanejad (fibula), RW Pavel Buchnevich (back).

Read entire rankings here.

Anthony Scultore has been covering the New York Rangers and the NHL since 2014. His work also appears at... More about Anthony Scultore

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