NY Rangers (2nd - Metropolitan) at Winnipeg (4th - Central)

Matchup Details
Thu, Dec 8 - MTS Centre
FACEOFF - 8:00 PM ET
W/LATSMONEYHomeAwayO/U
NY Rangers 17-9-0-115-12107610-4-0-17-5-0-016-9
Winnipeg 13-13-2-113-16-8448-5-0-15-8-2-011-14
CONSENSUS ANALYSIS
 
RECENT TRENDS
INJURY REPORT
New York
PPlayerStatusNotes
LWJ. Vesey
Ques Thurs
Upper Body
12/07/16
Vesey is hampered by an injury to his upper body and his status is uncertain against the Jets on Thursday.
GH. Lundqvist
Ques Thurs
Rest
12/07/16
Lundqvist is not expected to guard the crease for Thursday's game against the Jets as he will likely be given the day to rest.
RWM. Grabner
Ques Thurs
Personal
12/06/16
Grabner is away from the team due to a death in the family and it is unknown if he will play Thursday against the Jets.
RWR. Nash
Mid Dec
Groin
12/07/16
Nash suffered a groin injury and is expected to miss five-to-seven days of action.
LWM. Puempel
I-R
Concussion
12/07/16
Puempel is battling a concussion and has been placed on the injured reserve list.
CM. Zibanejad
Mid Jan
Leg
11/26/16
Zibanejad has been placed on injured reserve due to a broken fibula in his left leg and is expected to miss six-to-eight weeks of action.
RWP. Buchnevich
Mid Dec
Back
11/23/16
Buchnevich is sidelined due to back spasms and has been placed on the injured reserve list. He is expected to miss two-to-three weeks as a result.
Winnipeg
PPlayerStatusNotes
CM. Scheifele
Ques Thurs
Flu
12/06/16
Scheifele has been held out of three consecutive games with the flu and it is undetermined if he will return to the ice Thursday against the Rangers.
CA. Burmistrov
Ques Thurs
Upper Body
12/06/16
Burmistrov departed the last game with an injury to his upper body and it is unknown if he will partake in Thursday's game against the Rangers.
RWJ. Armia
Late Dec
Knee
12/06/16
Armia is on injured reserve after suffering an MCL injury but could return towards the end of December.
CS. Matthias
Late Dec
Lower Body
12/06/16
Matthias has been placed on injured reserve with a lower-body injury and is expected to be sidelined until the end of December.
LWN. Petan
Late Dec
Lower Body
12/06/16
Petan has been placed on injured reserve as he is suffering from a lower-body injury and is expected to be sidelined until the end of December.
DT. Myers
I-R
Lower Body
11/23/16
Myers has been placed on injured reserve with a lower-body injury and is without a timetable for return.
NEWS

Covers Preview - The New York Rangers arrive in Winnipeg to play the Jets on Thursday having lost six of their past 10 games and continuing to add players to the injured list. Forwards Matt Puempel and Rick Nash were hurt in Tuesday’s 4-2 loss to the Islanders, forcing the Rangers to play with only 10 forwards for the final 33 minutes in falling to 4-5-1 since a 13-4-0 start.

 
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