Rick Nash is back as the Blueshirts look to cage the Coyotes (AZ at NYR 7pm)
The Rangers have Rick Nash back and are ready to roll. Currently in sole possession of 2nd place in the Metro division and just 2 points out of first, the Rangers need to beat opponents like this in order to overtake the Islanders.
GAME 60: ARIZONA COYOTES AT NEW YORK RANGERS, MSG, Buffalo, NY 7PM
Cam Talbot will start again, but this is exactly what we expected when Lundqvist went down.
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AV confirms that Rick Nash will return to #NYR lineup tonight
— New York Rangers (@NYRangers) February 26, 2015
Whetted appetite, per ‘Yotes notes: Vermette 7th in the NHL in FO% (56.1%), 3rd in FOW (750), 5th in Total FO (1,337), 4th in PP FOW (129).
— Andrew Gross (@AGrossRecord) February 26, 2015
AV says Fast one to two practices away from being ready, depending on whether full morning skates count as full practices. — Andrew Gross (@AGrossRecord) February 26, 2015
Season Series: (1-0)
Via NYR official site– Tonight’s game is the second and final meeting between the Rangers and Coyotes this season, and the only meeting between the two teams at MSG. The Rangers have posted a 1-0-0 record (0-0-0 at home, 1-0-0 on the road) against Arizona, following a 5-1 win on Feb. 14 in Arizona. Five different Rangers tallied a goal in the game, while Kevin Klein and Derek Stepan each recorded two assists/points in the contest. Cam Talbot stopped 34 of 35 shots he faced while making his first career appearance against the Coyotes.
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