Rangers Roundup: Keith Kinkaid starts, Quinn back, Knoblauch an assistant, and no Kravtsov yet

The Rangers will have Keith Kinkaid back in net to take on the red-hot Capitals and goal scoring machine Alexander Ovechkin. This will be a real test for the Rangers defense who have given up 81 shots in their last two contests.

David Quinn back behind the bench

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Mar 9, 2021; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA; New York Rangers head coach David Quinn (left) talks to his team during a time-out against the Pittsburgh Penguins in the third period at PPG Paints Arena. The Penguins won 4-2. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

David Quinn will be back behind the bench following a long stint on the COVID protocol list. Kris Knoblauch will move to the assistant coach position with David Oliver still not cleared. Lineup wise, Phil Di Giuseppe will replace the recently traded Brendan Lemieux in the lineup.

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Vitali Kravtsov is not being rushed into the lineup. David Quinn would like to work with him in practice before he makes his NHL debut.

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