New York Rangers make moves as Alexandar Georgiev clears COVID protocol

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Dec 12, 2021; New York, New York, USA; New York Rangers goaltender Alexandar Georgiev (40) attempts to stop the puck against the Nashville Predators during the second period at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Danny Wild-USA TODAY Sports

The New York Rangers announced several transactions as goaltender Alexandar Georgiev cleared COVID-19 protocols.

With that move, Keith Kinkaid has been moved to the taxi squad sending Adam Huska back to the Hartford Wolf Pack.

Alexandar Georgiev clears COVID protocol

Georgiev, 25, was placed in COVID protocol on December 26. Thanks to the NHL reducing the quarantine period from 10 to 5 days he spent only five days on the list.

The goalie played a key role for the Rangers while Igor Shesterkin was out due to a lower-body injury since December 4. He posted a 3-2-1 record with a .931 SV% and 2.00 GAA in his six appearances before Igor was taken off IR and the team went on break.

Defenseman Ryan Lindgren was also placed on COVID protocol at the same time. He could be back for tomorrow’s rematch against the Lightning.

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