THN: Rangers eyeing a return date of March 24th versus L.A. for Lundqvist

The Kinglooks to come back for the Kings 3/24 (Photo: Jared Silber-Getty Images)

The King looks to come back for the Kings 3/24 (Photo: Jared Silber-Getty Images)

Tonight, The Hockey News released their latest power rankings and in the process droppedĀ some insider information on Lundqvist’s return.

[su_quote cite=”The Hockey News” url=””]A source close to the New York Rangers told that the team has targeted the Rangers game March 24 against the Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings for the return of Henrik Lundqvist.[/su_quote]

On Saturday, March 14th we chronicled the timeline of Lundqvist’s injury and updates. Upon reviewing all information available from sources like Lundqvist himself, TSN’s Bob McKenzie and the increasing intensity of his on-ice workouts, we targeted the game against L.A. as a likely return.

If that is the case, it would allow Henrik 11 games to knock off any rust and be ready for the playoffs. Expect more clarification to come from the Rangers themselves in the next few days.

Anthony Scultore has been covering the New York Rangers and the NHL since 2014. His work also appears at... More about Anthony Scultore

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