At Rangers practice on Wednesday, the defense pairs being used are :(Stephenson)
- Brady Skjei and Adam McQuaid
- Marc Staal and Tony DeAngelo
- Freddy Claesson and Brendan Smith
Kevin Shattenkirk, who is likely to be scratched tomorrow, is skating with Neal Pionk.
David Quinn said yesterday that he wanted to get Freddy Claesson into the lineup.
The PP units being used on Wednesday are (Stephenson):
- Mats Zuccarello, Chris Kreider, Mika Zibanejad, Pavel Buchnevich and Tony DeAngelo.
- Kevin Hayes, Brett Howden, Ryan Spooner, Brady Skjei and Filip Chytil
The forward lines are the same as yesterday according to Colin Stephenson:
- Jimmy Vesey, Kevin Hayes, Ryan Spooner
- Vlad Namestnikov, Filip Chytil, Vinni Lettieri
- Chris Kreider, Brett Howden, Mats Zuccarello
- Pavel Buchnevich, Mika Zibanejad, Jesper Fast