11:50AM: Stu Bickel tells Pat Leonard that he will play tonight
10:29AM: Katie Strang notes that Chris Kreider is skating with Brad Richards and Rick Nash at the Rangers morning skate and that trio is expected to be the Rangers top line tonight against the Devils.
Pat Leonard tweets that the other lines are:
- Marek Hrivik, Brian Boyle, Danny Kristo
- Brandon Mashinter, Dominic Moore, Shawn O’Donnell
- Ryan Bourque, Darroll Powe, Arron Asham
Marc Staal and Michael Del Zotto
John Moore and Stu Bickel
Justin Falk and Aaron Johnson
Henrik Lundqvist and Cam Talbot are the goalies tonight.
Katie Strang notes that Stu Bickel is on the ice and skating. Bickel didn’t skate in the scrimmage yesterday due to a back issue. Dylan McIlrath will play if Bickel can’t.
Ryan Callahan and Carl Hagelin were doing shooting drills earlier in the morning, according to Katie Strang.