Rangers Roundup: Back to practice, Lemieux suspension and more news

The Rangers are back on the ice today and tomorrow before they head out to Toronto. The team will be inside the NHL bubble and do so with some great news with regards to COVID-19 cases, as only two new positive cases were found last week.

Big question today is if Pavel Buchnevich will participate.

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Brendan Lemieux suspended 2 games

Yesterday, the NHL Department of Player Safety announced the amount of games Brendan Lemieux will be suspended for hitting Joonas Donskoi in Colorado. The gritty winger will miss both games 1 and 2 of the Qualifying round against the Hurricanes.

Lemieux celebrates with Buchnevich (AP/Paul Sancya)

This actually hurts Lemieux a lot more than it does the Rangers. I will dive deeper on that later today, so make sure to stick around.

New York Rangers hype videos are going next level

These NYR hype videos are really done well and getting fans engaged for what could be a long run. Remember I gave you my predictions on the latest Forever Blueshirts podcast.

More NY Rangers news

Larry Brooks dives in on the Brendan Lemieux suspension.

Newsday reports on Kaapo Kakko’s promotion with Buchnevich out.

Sportsnaut goes into COVID-19 testing and Rogers Place repairs.

Check out Fanatics and pick up a NYR Tee or Jersey

The playoffs are here and Rangers superstar Mika Zibanejad is ready to lead the way. Grab some gear at Fanatics today.

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