Thursday, February 3, 2011

Newbury Back To Connecticut; Predictions On Lines for Tonight

The New York Rangers have announced that they have sent Kris Newbury back to the Connectict Whale.  Newbury registered one assist and 35 penalty minutes in eight games with the Rangers.  In the early games Newbury showed himself well and played hard in each game, but was reckless at times in trying to make something happen.  The move to send him down is mainly due to the returns of injured forwards over the last few games and specifically the return of Prospal tonight, which would have made Newbury a scratch from the lineup.  This move is the last “easy” decision the Rangers will have when it comes to the roster as injured players get healthy.  When Christensen and Fedotenko get back then it will be a regular who would have to get benched to make room for guys.

Based on practice yesterday thinking tonight's lines will be: