Derek Stepan News
The Coyotes have acquired Derek Stepan and Antti Raanta from the Rangers for the No.7 overall pick and Anthony DeAngelo.
Stepan (hip) will be in the lineup on Tuesday.
Stepan missed the Rangers’ practice on Monday, but will be i the lineup on Tuesday. Stepan has three assists in his last four games and comes into play with 42 points (12G / 30A) in 58 games this season.
Stepan (hip) missed Monday’s practice but is expected to play on Tuesday.
Stepan was given a maintenance day this morning, but head coach Alain Vigneault said he is “probable” for tomorrow’s game vs. the Canadiens. Monitor Stepan’s status during their morning skate tomorrow.
Stepan (ribs) will not play on Thursday; possible for Friday.
Stepan has been sidelined since November 27th and on Thursday he will miss his 11th consecutive game. However, it looks like there is a chance that he returns on Friday. Monitor his status prior to Friday’s contest.
Stepan will miss 4-6 weeks with broken ribs.
Stepan suffered two broken ribs vs. the Bruins and will miss at least one month. Stepan has had an OK start to the season, posting 12 points (6G / 6A) in 23 games. He will be out until early-to-mid January, which will give Kevin Hayes and Oscar Lindberg bigger offensive roles.
Stepan suffered broken ribs on Friday and is out indefinitely.
Stepan suffered two broken ribs on a hit by Bruins’ forward Matt Beleskey on Friday afternoon. With Stepan out, Kevin Hayes will centre the second line and Emerson Etem will move from the fourth to the second line right winger. There is no official timetable for Stepan’s return.
Stepan (dental work) is on the ice for warmups; will play vs. Arizona.
Stepan was listed as a game-time decision after having his wisdom teeth taken out and screws removed from his jaw on Wednesday.
Stepan (dental work) will be a game-time decision on Thursday.
Stepan had his wisdom teeth extracted and screws removed from his jaw on Wednesday, but he is still expected to be in the lineup on Thursday vs. the Coyotes. If he can’t play, look for Kevin Hayes to move up in the lineup.
Stepan (dental work) did not practice on Wednesday but is expected to play on Thursday.
Stepan missed Wednesday’s practice because he had his wisdom teeth removed, but he is expected to be in the lineup on Thursday vs. the Coyotes. Stephan has three gaols, one assist and 20 shots on goal in seven contests this season. Monitor his status during Thursday’s morning skate to be sure he plays.
On Monday, the Rangers signed Derek Stepan to a six-year extension worth $39M ($6.5 AAV).