The Rangers pronounced Friday that goaltender Henrik Lundqvist will be sidelined during slightest 3 weeks with what they called a “vascular injury.” Lundqvist was strike in a neck with a deflected shot during a feat final Saturday over Carolina during Madison Square Garden.
Lundqvist stayed in that diversion and played a entirety of a feat Monday over a Florida Panthers. But he was scratched from a Rangers’ 3-2 feat Wednesday over a Boston Bruins. He’d been ruled out of a Rangers’ diversion Saturday during Nashville progressing Friday by manager
In a statement, a group pronounced it had talked to heading medical experts to safeguard a best caring for Lundqvist. The Rangers pronounced Lundqvist will sojourn out of movement “until he is reevaluated, and we have finished a routine of consultation with a medical experts.”
Cam Talbot, who stopped 18 of 20 shots opposite a Bruins, will reinstate Lundqvist, 32, who has a 25-11-3 record with 5 shutouts, a 2.25 goals-against normal and .922 save commission this season.
Talbot, 27, in his second deteriorate as Lundqvist’s backup, is 5-4-1, with 3 shutouts, a 2.14 goals-against normal and a .924 save percentage. The Rangers (30-15-4) began Friday in third place in a NHL’s Metropolitan Division, 3 points behind a first-place Islanders though 8 points forward of Florida, a ninth-place group in a Eastern Conference.