The good news for the Rangers is Carl Hagelin will be returning to the lineup after serving a three-game suspension for his elbow to the head of Sens captain Daniel Alfredsson (concussion) in Game 2.
The Rangers could use Hagelin's offensive boost. He'll likely take Boyle's spot in the lineup.
Hagelin gets three games, Matt Carkner handed a one-game suspension.
Hagelin is suspended for Games 3-5.
New #NYR lines at practice: Rupp-Mitchell-Hagelin
The rookie Hagelin moves down to the fourth line. The speedy winger has eight goals and 19 points in 31 games.
Hagelin starts tonight's game on the top line. The speedy winger has seven goals and 13 points over his first 25 NHL games.
Carl Hagelin with Richards/Callahan in warmups
Hagelin moves up to the top line. The rookie has seven goals and 12 points in 23 games. He should produce better on a scoring line.
Same Rangers lineup tonight, so that means Hagelin's shoulder is in fact OK.
Hagelin took a spill in last night's game but should be OK to play tonight. The rookie has seven goals and 11 points through his first 20 NHL games.
Source: Pat Leonard 01/6/12, 6:50 am EST
Hagelin moves back down to the third line after playing with Brad Richards over the last handful of games. The speedy winger has seven goals and 11 points through 19 games.
Carl Hagelin makes #NHL debut today, John Mitchell also in #NYR lineup
Hagelin will make his NHL debut today. In his first professional season he scored seven goals and 13 points in 17 games with the Connecticut Whale. The team hopes he brings his speed to the bottom lines.
Source: Jim Cerny 11/25/11, 9:11 am EST
New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that the club has recalled forwards Carl Hagelin and John Mitchell from the Connecticut Whale of the American Hockey League (AHL).
Hagelin gets the call and should draw into the lineup tonight. In his first professional season he scored seven goals and 13 points in 17 games with the Connecticut Whale. The team hopes he brings his speed to the bottom lines.
The Rangers trimmed their roster by eight this morning, down to 25, with defensemen Tim Erixon and Blake Parlett and forwards Ryan Bourque, Carl Hagelin, John Mitchell, Kris Newbury and Dale Weise being re-assigned to Connecticut (AHL).
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