1:48PM: Claesson is expected to miss 2-3 weeks with an upper body injury. (Brooks)
Alex Georgiev will start tomorrow against the Panthers. (Brooks)
12:40PM: At Rangers practice on Monday, the lines being used are (Stephenson):
- Chris Kreider, Mika Zibanejad, Mats Zuccarello
- Filip Chytil, Kevin Hayes, Jesper Fast
- Jimmy Vesey, Brett Howden, Pavel Buchnevich
- Cody McLeod, Vlad Namestnikov, Ryan Spooner
Freddy Claesson, Tony DeAngelo and Vinni Lettieri are skating as the likely extras.
On defense, the pairs are Brady Skjei and Adam McQuaid, Marc Staal and Neal Pionk, Brendan Smith and Kevin Shattenkirk.
Boo Nieves is skating in a non-contact jersey. (Stephenson)