McDonagh returns, Stepan on fire, Ennis heating up, the Canucks blueline scoring woes and more…
Once again, remember to get those lineups set early. The Rangers and Flyers are running it back with another matinee game at 1:00 pm Eastern.
Ryan McDonagh returned for the Rangers yesterday, as promised. Alain Vigneault hardly eased him in skating McDonagh 22:12 with 6:16 shorthanded. I guess he didn’t have a choice considering the undisciplined play of the Rangers. They had to kill off six Flyer power plays, no easy task, but accomplished that just fine.
McDonagh was only used on the second power play unit but did manage a short-handed assist. Instead, the Rangers continued on with Dan Boyl