Short-handed Rangers play without Straka and Avery against Lightning Print
Written by Admin   
Tuesday, 08 January 2008 16:35
NHL Headline News

 NEW YORK (AP) -Brendan Shanahan made a surprise return to the New York lineup Tuesday night, but the Rangers were still short due to injuries to Martin Straka and Sean Avery.
Straka sustained a concussion during overtime of the Rangers' shootout loss at Edmonton on Saturday night. Shanahan went down minutes earlier with an injured left knee after colliding with Oilers forward Dustin Penner.
Shanahan was questionable to play against Tampa Bay on Tuesday when the Rangers returned home from their 0-2-1 trip to western Canada, but the 38-year-old forward fought through the injury described as a bruise.
Straka is out indefinitely, and certainly won't play Thursday against Philadelphia. Avery was placed on the injured list because of a bruised right hand, retroactive to the weekend.
Avery played in only seven games since coming back from left wrist surgery that forced him to sit out 11 games. He was injured in a home game against Montreal on Dec. 30 but then played in all three games of the road trip.
The Rangers recalled forwards P.A. Parenteau, Nigel Dawes and Greg Moore - the top three scorers for AHL Hartford - to pick up the slack. Dawes and Moore were in the lineup against the Lightning, but Parenteau sat out.
 

NHL Team Pages

Top NHL Public Bets

#1 62 Pittsburgh Penguins 94%
#2 64 Boston Bruins 83%
#3 70 St. Louis Blues 80%
#4 57 Montreal Canadiens 77%
#5 59 Detroit Red Wings 70%
#6 65 Vancouver Canucks 70%
#7 71 Minnesota Wild 59%
#8 51 New York Rangers 55%
#9 68 Florida Panthers 53%
#10 55 New York Islanders 52%
View All: NFL |  NBA |  NCAAF |  NCAAB |  MLB |  NHL

NHL Futures

NHL TEAM CUP FINALS ODDS CURRENT
CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS 7/1
PITTSBURGH PENGUINS 8/1
BOSTON BRUINS 9/1
LOS ANGELES KINGS 10/1
ST LOUIS BLUES 10/1
TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING 11/1
ANAHEIM DUCKS 12/1
MONTREAL CANADIENS 14/1
MINNESOTA WILD 16/1
VANCOUVER CANUCKS 16/1
View All

Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Contact Us | Advertising | 888-99-SPREAD

THIS IS NOT A GAMBLING SITE – If you think you have a gambling problem click here.

Disclaimer: This site is for informational and entertainment purposes only. Individual users are responsible for the laws regarding accessing gambling information from their jurisdictions. Many countries around the world prohibit gambling, please check the laws in your location. Any use of this information that may violate any federal, state, local or international law is strictly prohibited.

Copyright: The information contained on TheSpread.com website is protected by international copyright and may not be reproduced, or redistributed in any way without expressed written consent.

About: TheSpread.com is the largest sports betting news site in the United States. We provide point spread news, odds, statistics and information to over 199 countries around the world each year. Our coverage includes all North American College and Professional Sports as well as entertainment, political and proposition wagering news.

©1999-2013 TheSpread.com