McDonagh (shoulder) will return to the Rangers lineup on Friday afternoon.
McDonagh has been out since November 1st with a separated shoulder, but will be back in tonight paired with Dan Girardi. This is a huge boost for the Rangers blue line. He had three assists in 10 games before getting injured. He is available in 22% of Yahoo leagues and makes for a great add.
On Wednesday, McDonagh (shoulder) skated with the Rangers for the first time since his injury.
McDonagh has been doing some skating by himself, but today was the first time he has skated with the team since separating his should on November 1st. McDonagh is expected to return to the Rangers blue line in early-December.
McDonagh (shoulder) is on target to return in two weeks.
McDonagh, who skated for the first time since being injured on Tuesday, was back on the ice by himself on Wednesday. McDonagh said that he is “coming along” and confirmed that he is on track to return in about two weeks. McDonagh should miss about 5-7 more games.
McDonagh (shoulder) will miss 3-4 weeks with a separated shoulder.
McDonagh suffered the injury on Saturday on a hit from Evander Kane. This is a tough break for the Rangers, who are already without Dan Boyle because of a broken hand. Expect the Rangers to recall a defenseman later today.
McDonagh left Satruday's game with a separated shoulder and did not return.
McDonagh separated his shoulder on a hit from Jets' forward Evander Kane halfway through the first period last night. He will undergo an MRI on Sunday where the severity of the separation will be determined. A detailed injury report and timetable will likely be available shortly after. Red Wings' forward Pavel Datsyuk missed one month with a second-degree shoulder separation.
McDonagh missed the final five games of the regular season with a shoulder injury, but will suit up in game 1 vs. the Flyers. He had 45 points (14G / 29A) in 77 games this season, so getting him back is huge for the Rangers.
McDonagh was on the ice for the morning skate, but will not play. He was reportedly taking wristers while the rest of the team were taking slappers which could be a sign that McD's shoulder is not quite there yet. McDonagh will miss his fifth straight game and is not guaranteed to be ready for game 1.
Rangers will decide after Saturday's morning skate if McDonagh (shoulder) will play that night.
McDonagh will miss his fourth straight game tonight, but could be back for the final game of the Rangers' regular season. The fact that he is skating and may play Saturday, is a great sign for McD's availability for the first-round vs. the Flyers.
Rangers' head coach Alain Vigneault said he is not sure whether he will play McDonagh at all before the end of the regular season. We may have to wait until the playoffs before we see McDonagh back on the blueshirts' blueline.
McDonagh (shoulder) is taking part in the Rangers' optional skate this morning.
McDonagh has missed the last two games after suffering a shoulder injury last Tuesday in Vancouver. He is expected to return for the final couple of games, but there is no word if he will be back in the lineup tonight vs. Carolina.
This was expected after the Rangers announced that McDonagh is out indefinitely on Wednesday. John Moore will get back into the lineup and pair-up with Dan Girardi. There is still no timetable on McDonagh's return .