The New York Rangers are hoping that Ryan McDonagh will only be out three-to-four weeks while fellow defenseman Kevin Klein’s experiencing too much swelling to allow for an estimated window of recovery.
Not surprisingly, the team does know that Klein will miss at least tomorrow’s game against the St. Louis Blues:
Also not shocking: head coach Alain Vigneault admitted that Derek Stepan won’t be ready to return on Monday.
On the bright side, Stepan and Dan Boyle were able to participate in practice on Sunday, though both wore no-contact jerseys. Boyle could take a while to get comfortable enough to play, though:
Ryan Malone was placed on waivers to make room for an AHL call-up, which is expected to happen in the early evening.