New Jersey (7th - Metropolitan) at NY Rangers (3rd - Metropolitan)

Matchup Details
Sat, Dec 27 - Madison Square Garden
FACEOFF - 7:00 PM ET
W/LATSMONEYHomeAwayO/U
New Jersey 12-17-1-617-19-14964-6-1-48-11-0-213-21
NY Rangers 18-10-0-417-1561611-5-0-37-5-0-117-12
CONSENSUS ANALYSIS
 
RECENT TRENDS
INJURY REPORT
New Jersey
PPlayerStatusNotes
CD. Zubrus
Prob Sat
Leg
12/27/14
Zubrus suffered a laceration on his left leg and was placed on injured reserve. He is expected to make his return Saturday against the Rangers.
CJ. Josefson
Prob Sat
Groin
12/27/14
Josefson has a groin injury and has missed the last three games. He is expected to return Saturday against the Rangers.
RWM. Ryder
Out indefinitely
Virus
12/27/14
Ryder is sick with the mumps and there is no timetable for his return.
LWP. Elias
I-R
Virus
12/26/14
Elias has been diagnosed with the mumps and has been placed on the injured reserve.
RWM. Havlat
I-R
Illness
12/26/14
Havlat is dealing with an illness and has been placed on the injured reserve.
DD. Severson
I-R
Ankle
12/18/14
Severson has been placed on the injured reserve with a hairline fracture in his ankle. He is expected to miss up to five weeks.
DB. Salvador
I-R
Lower Body
11/17/14
Salvador has a lower-body injury and is on injured reserve.
LWR. Clowe
I-R
Head
11/11/14
Clowe has been placed on injured reserve with a head injury and there is no timetable for his return.
New York
PPlayerStatusNotes
RWL. Stempniak
Ques Sat
Illness
12/23/14
Stempniak has been diagnosed with the mumps and is questionable to return Saturday against the Devils.
NEWS

Covers Preview - The surging New York Rangers look to continue their winning ways when they return from the Christmas break to host the new-look New Jersey Devils on Saturday. Rick Nash has fueled the Rangers' seven-game winning streak, highlighting the spurt with his sixth career hat trick in a 4-2 win over Washington on Tuesday.

 
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