Update, 5:39 p.m.:
#NYR Breaking News: Alain Vigneault has just announced Rick Nash will return to practice with the team tomorrow
— New York Rangers (@NYRangers) November 12, 2013
Andrew Gross at the Bergen Record adds that, as other injured Rangers have, Nash will likely serve as the eighth defenseman, until he regains conditioning and then be moved to a line.
…could care less were he's playing tomorrow, just pumped to see him practicing with the team.
The New York Rangers (9-8-0) host the New Jersey Devils (5-7-5) at Madison Square Garden starting at 7:00 p.m. For a preview, visit Yahoo! Sports.
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Henrik Lundqvist – 6-6-0, 2.47 gaa, .916 sv%, 2 so
Martin Brodeur – 4-3-2, 2.09 gaa, .908 sv%, 2 so
- The Devils have won three straight while giving up just one regulation goal combined in those games.
- New Jersey has given up two or fewer goals in six of the past seven games, allowing an average of 24.6 shots in that span.
- The Devils have dropped four in a row and seven of nine at Madison Square Garden in the regular season.
- New Jersey's 35 goals are 27th in the league.
- Jaromir Jagr leads the Devils with 13 points (5g, 8a).
- Damien Brunner has just one goal in the last 13 games.
- Patrik Elias hasn't played since October 29th due to a back injury.
- Ryane Clowe hasn't played since October 13th due to a concussion.
- Any chance tonight's game starts like this?…
2013-14 Season Series:
Oct. 19 Rangers 0, Devils 4 at New Jersey
Nov. 12 Rangers vs. Devils at MSG
Dec. 7 Rangers vs. Devils at MSG
Jan. 26 Rangers vs. Devils at New Jersey
Mar. 22 Rangers vs. Devils at New Jersey
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