8:558PM: MSG showed Kreider flexing his hand at the end of the second period. (Blue Notes)
8:14PM: McKenzie tweets: “Not sure how or why it happened but my tweet on Chris Kreider appears to have disappeared from my timeline. I’ll re-issue it momentarily. Chris Kreider expected to be out of NYR lineup for extended period: at least a month, maybe much longer. Hand injury, possibly broken bone.”
7PM: The Rangers have announced that Kreider WILL NOT play tomorrow against the Flyers but that is all they are saying on the matter. (Rangers)
6:48PM: Screenshot of the tweet McKenzie sent, via Meredith
The Rangers have not confirmed the news yet.
6:39PM: The tweet McKenzie sent out is no longer on his account, but Sirius XM tweets McKenzie saying “Chris Kreider expected to be out of NYR lineup for extended period: at least a month, Hand injury”
Kreider has not had a shot on goal in four games but has attempted 3 shots in that span. He does have two assists in that span.
In the last four games, Kreider has played 13:51 (OTT), 11:20 (CBJ), 9:53 (NJ), 10:12 (PHX).
Last night against PHX, Kreider played 3 shifts and 1:55 in the third period.
6:24PM: Left wing Chris Kreider will miss at least a month with a hand injury that potentially includes a broken bone (McKenzie, March 25).
In 66 games this season, Kreider has 17 goals with 20 assists and is a plus-14.