Stralman OK, Status Uncertain for Sunday

After being forced to the leave last night's game in the first period with an undisclosed injury, Anton Stralman said he felt okay, while Alain Vigneault gave this prognosis

"They don't think it's anything serious at this time, but we'll know more tomorrow"

Stralman's status is uncertain for tomorrow in Tampa, which facilitated the recall of Conor Allen from Hartford.

If Marc Staal is able to practice in full today, there is an outside chance he could be ready to return to the Rangers lineup tomorrow.

…i'm not expecting either Stralman or Staal to be available on Sunday, so it looks like the NHL debut for Allen. And while I am excited to see if he can compete at the NHL level, the Rangers could have a rough one defensively as they'll likely be severly undermanned on the blueline against a hot Lightning team who doesn't lose at home. And all this of course happens just in time for Lundqvist to return between the pipes. That poor bastard.

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