News: Mats Zuccarello has a small fracture in his hand

Mats Zuccarello Stay Positive11:40AM:  Zuccarello will arrive in NY tomorrow and be evaluated then. (Rangers)

11:31AM: The Rangers have confirmed that Zuccarello has a non-displaced fracture in his left hand and will return to NY on Friday for further tests.

10:54AM: Zuccarello has a non-displaced fracture in his hand. (Andrew Gross)

9:09AM: Zuccarello is returning to NY today for further testing on his injured hand. (Pat Leonard)

7:34AM: Mats Zuccarello had X-Rays done today on his left hand, that kept him out of the lineup against Russia yesterday, and they revealed a small fracture. (TV2)

The doctor says that the injury doesn’t take long to heal and that he may be ready to play when the Rangers schedule resumes next Thursday. (TV2)

Carl Hagelin said that he has spoken with Zuccarello who seemed to indicate that he was okay. (TV2)

 




28 comments
ed_zachary
ed_zachary

23 comments?  I can see 5--well, 6 now.

Barry Naumann
Barry Naumann

If this happened to Crosby or Ovechkin, that would be the end of the NHL players playing in the olympics.

stephennyr89
stephennyr89

@belcher_brian yes but they said 1-2 weeks people are going crazy bc NHL sent out an alert he's not even in states yet

stephennyr89
stephennyr89

@therod730 it's not major it's a small fracture if what Norway doctors r saying is true he'll be back in a week

therod730
therod730

@stephennyr89 i know its only a hairine fracture, but still an injury. and to one of our better players

JAGD94
JAGD94

@stephennyr89 @therod730 Just like when I heard he first got hurt I'm thinking worst case scenario.Being a Ranger fan for 40+ yrs will do it

stephennyr89
stephennyr89

@therod730 yes and don't forget rangers next game is a week away take that off of time frame what ever it's set at

therod730
therod730

@stephennyr89 at least he's done with the olympics, so whatever the injury ends up being, he can heal it and get ready for NYR

therod730
therod730

@stephennyr89 course, i would rather not have had olympic break. been hating this since the start. we were just starting to get in a groove

stephennyr89
stephennyr89

@therod730 ok so ask yourself this honestly if he's out extended time wouldn't you rather have him in playoffs