Rangers Roundup: Stepan Hurt, Captain Watch and More AV (9/21/14)
We go around the horn on some updates over the last few days.
DEREK STEPAN SAYS “OUCH”
The Rangers announced that Derek Stepan is having a foot issue and is day-to-day.
— New York Rangers (@NYRangers) September 21, 2014
No need to overreact here. It’s probably a small bruise and one they are being cautious with. If today were opening night, he’d play.
First off, I want to thank AV for not naming a captain when camp opened. He literally provided days of content following this story. Here’s McDonagh on the “C”.
— New York Rangers (@NYRangers) September 20, 2014
Enjoy this great 1 on 1 from Jim Cerny and Blueshirts United:
Listen, he’s no John Tortorella at a presser, but AV is showing a very sly comedic style of his own and I like it.
AV draws a laugh at presser. Can’t remember Danny Kristo’s first name because he calls him “Monte.”
— Rangers Report (@rangersreport) September 20, 2014
AV also dished on Zucc and his conditioning (.17), Dan Boyle’s presence and PP usage (1:25), line combos (3:03), Kevin Hayes (3:44 & 5:15), JT Miller and “Monte” Kristo (4:20), Rick Nash best conditioned athlete on the team (4:48), and JT Miller maturity (5:43). Here is his day 2 presser: