Injury notes: Kreider, McDonagh skating

April 8, 2014, by

Per Andrew Gross, both Ryan McDonagh and Chris Kreider were skating today at the Rangers optional skate. Neither did intensive work, with McDonagh doing some light skating and Kreider gripping his stick with one hand, but it’s a good sign to see them skating. Alain Vigneault did not give a timetable for either’s return, but did mention he is unsure if he wants McDonagh to return before the playoffs. Naturally, Kreider needs to grip a stick with two hands before he returns.

There’s no need to rush either guy. There’s a week before the playoffs start, let them get that extra week.

Categories : Injuries


  1. Jim says:

    Good news!AV will be smart with them. Question, Jesper Fast in the lineup tonight?

  2. Rangers Fan in Boston says:

    Kreider skating has to be considered good news, right?

    Does it leave the door open for a return at some point in the playoffs? I mentally discounted Kreider for the playoff run, but this is encouraging.