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Wayne Simmonds' KO of Ryan McDonagh still angers Rangers

GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- Wayne Simmonds got off with just an ejection, not a suspension, for his punch that KO'd Ryan McDonagh Saturday in Philadelphia. It left the Rangers captain with a concussion and the team without its All-Star defenseman for who knows how long.

Nash, McDonagh will remain out of lineup

Neither Rick Nash (left leg bone bruise) nor Ryan McDonagh (concussion) practiced today with the Rangers here at the Madison Square Garden Training Center in Greenburgh, N.Y. before the team traveled to Pittsburgh for Wednesday night’s game against the Penguins. So, not unexpectedly, Nash will miss his seventh straight game and McDonagh will sit for the second straight game. That’s likely to be the case again on Friday when the Rangers host the Kings. Coach Alain Vigneault said Nash was definitely out for that game and McDonagh remains day to day. Vigneault did offer some positive news...

Rangers 2, Devils 1: The final word(s)

WHAT IT MEANS: The Rangers, despite a late shorthanded goal from Travis Zajac on a two-on-one rush after Keith Yandle’s turnover and Cory Schneider’s excellent 35-save performance, defeated the Devils, 2-1, on Monday night at Madison Square Garden. It marks the Rangers’ first three-game winning streak since they concluded a nine-game winning streak on Nov. 15. The Rangers also won their fifth straight at home and are on a 7-0-1 run at the Garden. Overall, they are 20-5-2 on home ice this season. It was also the Rangers’ first win in three tries against the Devils this season after...
New York Post Feb 8, 2016

Rangers coach torches NHL over Ryan McDonagh debacle

Well, here’s one way the Rangers are filling the void left by concussed captain Ryan McDonagh — with anger. The organization is furious at the NHL for not leveling some form of supplemental discipline at Flyers forward Wayne Simmonds in response to his sucker punch that concussed McDonagh during the Blueshirts’ 3-2 shootout win in...

McDonagh has a concussion; Vigneault livid over the lack of suspension

The Rangers confirmed on Monday what had been suspected from the moment it happened. Team captain Ryan McDonagh suffered a concussion when he was sucker-punched by the Flyers’ Wayne Simmonds Saturday in Philadelphia. McDonagh fell to the ice after the Simmonds punch, and went through concussion protocol, missing the rest of the game. Simmonds received [...] The post McDonagh has a concussion; Vigneault livid over the lack of suspension appeared first on Rangers Report.
Broad Street Hockey Feb 8, 2016

Rangers coach Alain Vigneault wants Wayne Simmonds suspended, will have to get over it

Alain Vigneault wants Wayne Simmonds suspended because the NHL didn't protect Ryan McDonagh from Wayne Simmonds, who was protecting himself from Ryan McDonagh. Got all that? Let's start by saying this: it sucks that Rangers defenseman Ryan McDonagh has a concussion, apparently suffered when Wayne Simmonds punched him the face on Saturday in Philadelphia. You never want to see somebody get injured, especially something serious like a brain injury that makes him miss time. That said, take this as a general rule of life: if you hit somebody in the face, you should probably expect to get hit...
New York Daily News Feb 8, 2016
Concussion will keep Ryan McDonagh out against Devils

Concussion will keep Ryan McDonagh out against Devils

The Rangers captain suffered a concussion on Saturday in Philadelphia following a sucker-punch by Flyers' Wayne Simmonds.

McDonagh out with a concussion; AV livid at NHL as Simmonds goes unpunished

The Rangers announced this morning that captain Ryan McDonagh is out with a concussion. At the very least, he’ll miss tonight’s game against the Devils at Madison Square Garden but there is no timetable for the defenseman’s return. McDonagh suffered a concussion when he was hit by the Flyers’ Wayne Simmonds with a gloved punch to his jaw at 10:36 of the first period of the Rangers’ 3-2 shootout win at Wells Fargo Center on Saturday afternoon. Simmonds received a match penalty and a game misconduct. But coach Alain Vigneault was livid that the NHL did not issue supplemental...
Blueshirt Banter Feb 8, 2016

Ryan McDonagh Confirmed To Have A Concussion

Ryan McDonagh has a concussion. Welp, this isn't good. In a worst-case scinario the New York Rangers have announced Ryan McDonagh is out with a concussion. McDonagh has a concussion and definitely won't play tonight, Rangers announce. — Dan Rosen (@drosennhl) February 8, 2016 Wayne Simmonds, by the way, was not at all punished by the league for the sucker-punch that knocked McDonagh out of the game on Saturday. A concussion -- you don't need me to tell you -- is something that can't really be pinpointed in terms of recovery time. Some players come back in a week and others (most...
Blueshirt Banter Feb 8, 2016

A Ryan McDonagh Injury Could Rock Shaky Rangers Defense

The Rangers might not be able to afford a McDonagh injury. We still don't know the severity of the Ryan McDonagh injury from the Wayne Simmonds sucker punch that came during the Rangers 3-2 shootout win over the Flyers on Saturday. If you missed the incident you can re-watch it here: Simmonds/McDonagh fracas. Simmonds received a match penalty for intent to injure pic.twitter.com/LI5AD13aa6 — Ryan Ohanesian (@ryanohan) February 6, 2016 As of this writing there is no update on McDonagh's condition -- and with the Rangers playing the Devils tonight I have to assume McDonagh won't be...

Another crucial Rangers-Devils game tonight

Of course it’s a possibility. But with so many teams jockeying for playoff position in the Eastern Conference, the odds of both the Rangers and Devils reaching the postseason are not high. That only amplifies the already high level of importance when these Metropolitan Division rivals meet for the second of three times this month tonight at Madison Square Garden. The Devils won, 3-2, at Prudential Center on Tuesday in the teams’ first game after the All-Star break. The Rangers won a 3-2 shootout Saturday afternoon at Philadelphia – thanks to Keith Yandle’s tying goal with 12.9...
Newsday Feb 7, 2016

Ryan McDonagh's status for Monday's game is unclear

Will Rangers captain Ryan McDonagh play Monday against the Devils? That remained unclear Sunday.
New York Post Feb 7, 2016

How Rangers got screwed on Ryan McDonagh sucker punch

It is unknown whether Ryan McDonagh will be in the lineup against the Devils at the Garden on Monday in the aftermath of the sucker punch to the jaw he took from Wayne Simmonds at 10:36 of the first period of the Rangers’ shootout victory in Philadelphia on Saturday, but we do know that the...
New York Post Feb 6, 2016

Flyers barely got away with a little funny penalty business

PHILADELPHIA — No harm, no foul. That became the sum and substance of the snafu during Saturday’s game in which the officiating crew including referees Kelly Sutherland and Dave Lewis allowed the Flyers an illegal substitution off the bench following a penalty kill that resulted in a Jakub Voracek breakaway that Henrik Lundqvist foiled at...

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