Rangers Roundup: Garden Debuts, No Fighting allowed if play resumes, and more

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We are expecting word from the NHL this week about the NHL Draft. However, rumors about some conditions that will be in effect should play resume are very interesting. Let’s dive in.

MSG NETWORKS GARDEN DEBUTS

Mark Messier put on the Rangers sweater, the rest is history (MSG)

MSGN’s lineup this week features memorable Garden debuts from over the years. Throughout the week, fans will get an opportunity to watch the Rangers debuts from notable players such as Alexei Kovalev, Mark Messier, John Vanbiesbrouck and more. The programming even has former Rangers captain, Ryan Callahan excited.

Here is the full lineup this week.

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No Fighting?

Reports are starting to surface that the NHL will require players to wear full face shields, no scrums, no fighting, and no spitting on the ice if play resumes. Coaches will also need to wear masks and social distance, wingers will need to keep 2 feet apart on faceoffs also.

This of course are the views of one infectious disease specialist and aside from possibly wearing full face shields and no fighting or spitting, the rest will likely not happen. If the league has access to testing it will become less of an issue as well.