The New York Rangers introduced that head coach David Quinn and his teaching employees won’t be out there to teach the staff’s sport towards the Philadelphia Flyers at Madison Sq. Backyard on Wednesday evening (7 PM ET, NBCSN) as a result of COVID-19 protocol. Kris Knoblaunch, the pinnacle coach of the AHL’s Hartford Wolf Pack (Rangers’ minor league affiliate); Chris Drury, the Rangers’ assistant GM; and Gord Murphy, Knoblaunch’s affiliate, might be behind the bench.
That is the second time such an prevalence occurred this season. Vegas Golden Knights head coach Peter DeBoer and his employees have been compelled to quarantine through the staff’s 5-4 shootout loss to the St. Louis Blues at T-Cell Area on January 26 after an assistant examined constructive for COVID-19. The Golden Knights went on a 10-day COVID-19 pause after defenseman Alex Pietrangelo was positioned on COVID-19 protocol two days later.
The Rangers are scheduled to go to the Washington Capitals on Friday (7 PM ET, NBC Sports activities Washington domestically, NHL Community nationally) and Saturday at Capital One Area. 4 of the following six video games for the Capitals are towards the Rangers. The Capitals are additionally scheduled to host the Rangers on Sunday, March 28, and play them at Madison Sq. Backyard two days later.
The Rangers enter Wednesday’s sport eight factors behind the Boston Bruins for the ultimate Stanley Cup Playoff spot within the East Division with each groups having performed 27 video games to date this season.
— New York Rangers (@NYRangers) March 17, 2021
By Harrison Brown