10:32PM: Alain Vigneault said after the game that Nieves was dealing with a hip pointer, tried but couldn't come back and that it "shouldn't be something serious." (MSG)
8:24PM: The Rangers have announced that Boo Nieves has a lower body injury and will not return to tonight's game. (NYR)
Nieves played 3:10 in the game with 2 hits, 1 giveaway and 3 faceoff wins and 2 faceoff losses.
Nieves played 5 shifts in the first period for 2:17 and only two shifts in the second period for a total of 53 seconds.