Pittsburgh (2nd - Metropolitan) at NY Rangers (4th - Metropolitan)

Matchup Details
Sun, Apr 9 - Madison Square Garden
FACEOFF - 7:00 PM ET
W/LATSMONEYHomeAwayO/U
Pittsburgh 50-20-6-537-4440731-6-2-219-14-4-347-29
NY Rangers 47-28-2-437-4415220-16-0-427-12-2-040-35
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INJURY REPORT
Pittsburgh
PPlayerStatusNotes
LWC. Kunitz
Prob Thurs
Lower Body
04/25/17
Kunitz has been out of action due to a lower-body injury but is expected to suit up for Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals against the Capitals.
DC. Ruhwedel
Ques Thurs
Upper Body
04/24/17
Ruhwedel has sat out the last five games with an upper-body injury and it is unclear as to if he will return against the Capitals in Game 1 the Eastern Conference semifinals.
GM. Murray
Doub Thurs
Lower Body
04/24/17
Murray was held out of his fourth-consecutive game due to a lower-body injury and his availability for Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals against the Capitals is in doubt.
LWC. Hagelin
Doub Thurs
Lower Body
04/26/17
Hagelin is on injured reserve with a lower-body injury but has returned to practice. He is not likely to be available for Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals against the Capitals.
DK. Letang
out for season
Neck
04/13/17
Letang is on injured reserve after undergoing season-ending surgery to repair a herniated disc in his neck.
New York
PPlayerStatusNotes
RWR. Nash
Prob Thurs
Undisclosed
04/25/17
Nash is expected to suit up against the Senators in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals despite taking a maintenance day and missing the last practice.
NEWS

Covers Preview - What had loomed as one of the most intriguing regular-season finales lost any luster for both teams when the Pittsburgh Penguins visit the New York Rangers on Sunday night. The Penguins already have secured second place in the Metropolitan while division rival New York is locked into the first wild card in the Eastern Conference.

 
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