Vigneault also would not identify sixth D (McIlrath/Diaz) if McDonagh remains out.
Pro Hockey Talk "It’s not an ideal situation for the New York Rangers to be in, but it looks like they’ll be without captain Ryan McDonagh when the playoffs open next week. McDonagh suffered a small break of the metacarpal bones in his right hand after blocking a shot in Monday’s game against Columbus,..." April 09
TSN "New York Rangers defenceman Ryan McDonagh is sidelined indefinitely with an upper body injury and will miss the final three regular season games, the team announced on Tuesday. McDonagh was injured in the first period of Monday’s victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets when he was hit in the..." April 06
Ryan McDonagh will be sidelined indefinitely with an upper body injury. He will not dress in any of the 3 remaining regular season games.
The Score "The New York Rangers left San Jose on Saturday evening a mix of embarrassed and humbled. The Sharks pounded the Blueshirts 4-1, and the Rangers were saying the right things after the game, which saw Henrik Lundqvist mercifully pulled in the third period. The Rangers were outshot 52-26, and..." March 20
The Score "New York Rangers defenseman Ryan McDonagh is back, again. The captain will play Thursday night against the St. Louis Blues after missing two games following a headshot from Toronto Maple Leafs forward Leo Komarov on Feb. 18. The injury came while McDonagh was playing in just his second game..." February 25
NHL.com "New York Rangers defenseman Ryan McDonagh will not play Sunday against the Detroit Red Wings (7 p.m. ET; NBCSN) because of a jaw contusion and neck spasm and is listed as day-to-day. He did not practice Saturday and was scheduled to have a CT scan on his jaw and neck later in the day." February 21
Sportsnet "When you look at Leo Komarov’s career, the numbers tell the story of a player who plays the game the right way: Tough, hard and clean. He’d been assessed all of 60 total penalty minutes heading into his 160th career NHL game on Thursday night, and credited with a team-leading 671 hits in the..." February 21
The Score "New York Rangers defenseman Ryan McDonagh is being held off the ice with a jaw contusion and a neck spasm, the club announced Saturday. The captain was injured by an elbow to the head from Toronto Maple Leafs forward Leo Komarov, who was suspended three games for his actions." February 20
Sportsnet "Leo Komarov should expect to receive a call from the NHL’s department of player safety. The Toronto Maple Leafs forward was given a match penalty for an elbow to the head of New York Rangers captain Ryan McDonagh near the end of the first period in Thursday’s game at the Air Canada Centre." February 19
#NYR Ryan McDonagh will not return tonight for precautionary reasons.
New York Post "There was joy within the Rangers’ locker room and rippling up to the front office as it was made clear — without being made official — that captain Ryan McDonagh would return from his four-game absence following a concussion for Wednesday night’s Garden match against the defending Stanley Cup..." February 17
Ryan McDonagh, expected to return tomorrow night after missing 4 games w/concussion: "I'm not even thinking about it any more."
The Score "New York Rangers captain Ryan McDonagh was on the ice Saturday practicing with teammates for the first time since suffering a concussion last weekend. The Rangers' lone All-Star representative wore a red non-contact sweater." February 13
The Score "Ryan McDonagh's concussion could reportedly prevent the New York Rangers from trading his teammate. "As long as Ryan McDonagh is out, Keith Yandle is not going to be on the market," TSN's Darren Dreger reported during his NBCSN first intermission segment Wednesday. "There's no way the Rangers..." February 11
New York Post "The Rangers’ workmanlike 2-1 victory over the Devils at the Garden on Monday cannot obscure how Ryan McDonagh’s concussion complicates matters for general manager Jeff Gorton as the Feb. 29 trade deadline approaches. For the issue as it applies specifically to pending free agent Keith Yandle is..." February 09
The Score "With captain Ryan McDonagh now sidelined with a concussion after being punched by forward Wayne Simmonds on Saturday, New York Rangers head coach Alain Vigneault was in disbelief that the Philadelphia Flyers forward wasn't suspended. Vigneault spoke with reporters Monday and said he was told by..." February 08
New York Post "It is unknown whether Ryan McDonagh will be in the lineup against the Devils at the Garden on Monday in the aftermath of the sucker punch to the jaw he took from Wayne Simmonds at 10:36 of the first period of the Rangers’ shootout victory in Philadelphia on Saturday, but we do know that the..." February 08
NHL.com "New York Rangers captain Ryan McDonagh left the game Saturday against the Philadelphia Flyers midway through the first period and will not return. McDonagh and Flyers forward Wayne Simmonds came together with 9:24 left in the first." February 06
Newsday "Ryan McDonagh is old enough at 26 and experienced enough after three NHL conference finals in four years and one Olympic Games that little fazes him in hockey terms anymore. But he said he finds being a first-time All-Star “pretty sur real” after a childhood in Minnesota spent watching the..." January 31
North Jersey "There was always a neighborhood game to be played with school out, be it football, baseball or hockey, and, crucially, an older brother to keep up with. Out of those St. Paul, Minn., summer days came the germination of an NHL All-Star. “You wanted to make sure you tried to come out on top for..." January 29