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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.

Source: @NYRangers 11/30/15, 8:21 am EST

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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.

Source: Jim Cerny 11/28/15, 8:22 am EST

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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.

Source: Steve Zipay 10/21/15, 9:51 am EST

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