Igor Shesterkin clears Covid protocol

Igor Sheserkin 2022 Vezina
Pittsburgh Penguins' Jake Guentzel (59) backhands the puck over New York Rangers goaltender Igor Shesterkin for a shootout goal during an NHL hockey game in Pittsburgh, Friday, Jan. 22, 2021. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Igor Shesterkin has cleared Covid protocol, and will return to the Rangers today.

Keith Kinkaid has been reassigned to the taxi squad to make room for Shesterkin on the roster. It’s still a safe bet that Alex Georgiev gets the start tonight in San Jose, though.