4/12/16: 9:49AM: Zuccarello said that he was dealing with swelling and could not walk properly for a day after blocked a shot in the leg against the Islanders last Thursday. (Nettavisen)
He said that if the game against Detroit was a playoff game he likely would have played. (Nettavisen)
4/11/16 | 3:28PM: On Girardi, Vigneault said, "the plan was that Dan was going to skate before practice and after on his own. He skated before with Mac and if nothing happens tomorrow he should practice tomorrow and be fine." (NYR)
On Zuccarello, Stalberg and Staal, Vigneault said, "everyone was there, good to go." (NYR)
12:02PM: Ryan McDonagh (hand) will not be available when the Rangers begin their first round series with the Penguins on Wednesday, head coach Alain Vigneault said.
McDonagh, who was wearing a non-contact jersey, skated early on Monday but never gripped the stick with his right hand. He exited the ice before practice began.
Dan Girardi, who skated before practice on Monday while wearing a contact jersey, will practice on Tuesday and be available for Game 1 against the Penguins if all goes well, Vigneault said,.
Eric Staal, Mats Zuccarello, and Viktor Stalberg all participated during the Rangers' practice on Monday.