Minnesota (5th - Central) at NY Rangers (8th - Metropolitan)

Matchup Details
Fri, Feb 23 - Madison Square Garden
FACEOFF - 7:00 PM ET
W/LATSMONEYHomeAwayO/U
Minnesota 32-20-5-228-31720-5-5-112-15-0-131-26
NY Rangers 27-28-1-427-33-68418-11-1-29-17-0-234-25
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INJURY REPORT
Minnesota Wild
Player   Status/Updated  
Devan Dubnyk G Doub Thurs - Rest - 2/21/18 notesDubnyk is not expected to be available against the Devils on Thursday as he will be rested.
Jonas Brodin D Early March - Hand - 2/8/18 notesBrodin had surgery to repair a fractured left hand and is expected to be out of the lineup for three-to-four weeks.
New York Rangers
Player   Status/Updated  
Ryan McDonagh D Ques Thurs - Upper Body - 2/18/18 notesMcDonagh has missed the last five games with an upper-body injury and it is unknown if he will return Thursday against the Canadiens.
Michael Grabner RW Out Thurs - Coach's Decision - 2/22/18 notesGrabner will be held out of Thursday's game against the Canadiens as his name is involved in on-going trade discussions.
Rick Nash RW Out Thurs - Coach's Decision - 2/22/18 notesNash will not play Thursday against the Canadiens as the team is in discussions with others for a possible trade.
Chris Kreider LW Out Thurs - Ribs - 2/21/18 notesKreider has landed on the injured reserve list due to a blood clot in his right arm resulting in rib resection surgery. It is undetermined if he will be activated prior to Friday's game against the Wild.
Marc Staal D Prob Thurs - Neck - 2/21/18 notesStaal is on the injured reserve list with a cervical strain but is expecting to return to the ice Thursday against the Canadiens.
Steven Kampfer D Late March - Hand - 2/13/18 notesKampfer has been designated for the injured reserve list due to a fractured hand and is expected to miss four-to-six weeks.
Ondrej Pavelec G Early March - Knee - 2/11/18 notesPavelec has been placed on injured reserve with a sprained MCL and is expected to miss two-to-three weeks.
Kevin Shattenkirk D Out indefinitely - Knee - 1/22/18 notesShattenkirk suffered a torn meniscus and has been placed on the injured reserve list without a timetable for recovery.
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