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Ryan McDonagh said he's no longer dealing with shoulder issues.
Rotoworld 9 hours ago

Ryan McDonagh is over shoulder problems - Ryan McDonagh (D) New York Rangers

Ryan McDonagh said he's no longer dealing with shoulder issues.

April 16, POST-PRACTICE AUDIO: Henrik Lundqvist, Ryan McDonagh, Marc Staal, Rick Nash, Derick Brassard

Hello, friends. I’m in for Carp today. Derick Brassard said today he will be fit to play Thursday’s playoff opener after leaving practice Tuesday with a back injury. You can hear that and more in today’s audio files. Also, check the blog later for video of Alain Vigneault’s post-practice press... Read More →The post April 16, POST-PRACTICE AUDIO: Henrik Lundqvist, Ryan McDonagh, Marc Staal, Rick Nash, Derick Brassard appeared first on Rangers Report.
Blueshirt Banter 11 hours ago
New York Rangers news: McDonagh and Brassard in, Mason out for Flyers, and Diaz likely to sit

New York Rangers news: McDonagh and Brassard in, Mason out for Flyers, and Diaz likely to sit

A day ahead of Game 1 between the Rangers and Flyers, we're beginning to see how both teams' lineups might look like. Following Rangers' practice on Wednesday, it appears the team is about as healthy as it's been the past few weeks or so. Ryan McDonagh, the team's top defensemen, who missed the las five games of the regular season nursing a shoulder injury, declared himself 100 percent healthy, and is a go for Thursday's Game 1 against Philadelphia, which of course, is rather big for New York. #NYR Vigneault on McDonagh's return to lineup, leadership on/off ice: "Him just being himself is...
Blueshirt Banter Apr 14, 2014

Playoff schedule and information; McDonagh ready to go; Pouliot wants to stay

Today's New York Rangers notes. The Rangers and Flyers first round series is set. Here's what the schedule looks like. [Blueshirt Banter] [Rangers Rants] In the Rangers season finale, a strong performance from Cam Talbot wasn't enough as a penalty shot in overtime did the Rangers in. Some recaps of the 1-0, overtime loss to the Canadiens. [NY Post] [The Record] While Derek Dorsett considers many Flyers to be his close friends, that will all be thrown out the window come Thursday. [Daily News] Ryan McDonagh was held out of the team's final game, but has declared he's ready to go for Game 1....
New York Post Apr 13, 2014

Rangers’ McDonagh scratched from finale

MONTREAL — Discretion was indeed the better part of valor Saturday night for the Rangers and coach Alain Vigneault, who chose to hold Ryan McDonagh out of the essentially meaningless...
Newsday Apr 12, 2014

Ryan McDonagh "100 percent" and ready for Rangers' playoffs

The good news for the Rangers, and the bad news for their first-round opponent, is this: Top defenseman Ryan McDonagh is 100 percent healthy.
Ryan McDonagh ready to play but will sit until playoffs; Alain Vigneault scratching healthy Dan Girardi, Martin St. Louis for NY Rangers regular season finale in Montreal; Cam Talbot in net; Breaking down the NHL playoff picture; & more

Ryan McDonagh ready to play but will sit until playoffs; Alain Vigneault scratching healthy Dan Girardi, Martin St. Louis for NY Rangers regular season finale in Montreal; Cam Talbot in net; Breaking down the NHL playoff picture; & more

MONTREAL – For Game 82 in Montreal, Alain Vigneault is resting healthy starters Martin St. Louis, Dan Girardi and Henrik Lundqvist in favor of Dan Carcillo, Justin Falk and backup goalie Cam Talbot, who recorded his first career NHL shutout here, 1-0, on Nov. 16. Ryan McDonagh (left shoulder) said he is ready to play, but the coaches are holding him out until the playoffs.
New York Post Apr 11, 2014

Ryan McDonagh sweeps Rangers awards

Ryan McDonagh swept the Rangers’ late-season awards, as the defenseman was voted Team MVP by the local media as well as the Players’ Player by his teammates on Friday. McDonagh has missed...
Newsday Apr 11, 2014

Rangers' Ryan McDonagh earns pair of team awards

In a definitive declaration that Ryan McDonagh has risen to great heights this season, the 24-year-old Rangers defenseman has been named team MVP by the media and received the Players' Player Award from his teammates. He is first player to win both annual awards since Brian Leetch in 2002-03.

McDonagh sweeps team MVP awards

Ryan McDonagh’s superb season, temporarily on hold with an injured left shoulder, has now been officially recognized by both the media and his teammates. The Rangers announced this morning that McDonagh as been selected as both the team’s MVP, as voted upon by media covering the Rangers and the Players’ Player Award winner as voted upon by his teammates. McDonagh is the first defenseman to win the team’s MVP award since Brian Leetch in 2003. He’s also the first player to sweep the two awards since Leetch in 2003. McDonagh, two months shy of his 25th birthday and in his fourth NHL...
New York Post Apr 11, 2014

McDonagh will be a marked man

The Rangers aren’t going to be foolish and expose Ryan McDonagh and his impaired left shoulder to the danger that awaits on the ice until he is healthy enough and...
Newsday Apr 10, 2014

Ryan McDonagh misses fourth straight game, could play Saturday in Montreal

Ryan McDonagh missed his fourth straight game Thursday night with an injured shoulder. Whether he plays in the regular-season finale Saturday against the Canadiens will be decided after Saturday morning's skate in Montreal.

Still waiting for McDonagh

Ryan McDonagh (left shoulder/day to day) was not among the seven players on the ice for today’s optional morning skate - Marty St. Louis and Derick Brassard were the only game-day players to skate - but coach Alain Vigneault said that was scheduled and he’s still holding the carrot stick of McDonagh playing in Saturday’s regular-season finale. “He’s going to skate tomorrow,” Vigneault said. “Today was just that he’s been skating real hard the last couple of days and we wanted to focus today on doing off-ice activities with him rather than on-ice. He’s going to skate...
New York Post Apr 9, 2014

Vigneault still mum on injured McDonagh

Ryan McDonagh, the Rangers’ No. 1 defenseman, continued his climb back toward the lineup on Wednesday, practicing with the team while wearing a non-contact yellow jersey. McDonagh will miss his...

McDonagh on the ice for second straight day

Defenseman Ryan McDonagh (left shoulder/day to day) skated for the second straight day but in a non-contact jersey and coach Alain Vigneault confirmed McDonagh would not be in the lineup Thursday night in the regular-season home finale against the Sabres. The Rangers, again, did not make McDonagh available to the media. Chris Kreider (left hand/out indefinitely) did not skate with the team after being on the ice, like McDonagh, for Tuesday’s morning optional skate. Kreider did not wear a glove on his left hand while on the ice, just a black brace. Vigneault is still holding out the...

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