Update, 5:23 p.m.:
Spector has more quotes from Torts at the Blueshirts Blog.
Update, 5:15 p.m.:
Torts on the injury…
“I’m surprised…but we move on…you go out and play…nothing else we can do…chance for others to step up…but it is a big hole”
Update, 5:08 p.m.:
Jesee Spector tweets the reconfigured lines for tonight:
…if there’s any silver lining at least Avery gets to play on a line with Gaborik tonight.
Update, 5:05 p.m.:
Andrew Gross reports that the Rangers will not be calling anyone up from the CT Whale as John Tortorella says “This is our team.”
Dale Weise, initially a healthy scratch will obviously play tonight.
Update, 5:03 p.m.:
Jesse Spector says that no specific incident is to blame for Dubinsky injury.
Update, 4:57 p.m.:
Zipay adds that Dubinsky’s leg has been bothering him for awhile. He had MRI after practice yesterday and a bone scan today. Needs rest
Update, 4:32 p.m.:
For the Rangers official announcement click here. Rangers are saying injury is to Fibula.
…the Rangers have been able to step up their game in the face of injuries all year, so I’m not about to jump ship on this team just yet. Should be interesting to see who they decide to call up Grachev (8g, 6a) or Williams (21g, 13a).
Pierre LeBrun at ESPN.com reports that Brandon Dubinsky is out 3-4 weeks.
Steve Zipay adds that it is a stress fracture of tibia in left leg.
Dubinsky leads the Rangers with 17 goals, 21 assists and 38 points.
…this has to be some kind of cruel joke.