New York Rangers defenseman Ryan McDonagh (27) plays during an NHL hockey game against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Pittsburgh, Thursday, March 3, 2016. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Gene J. Puskar
April 19, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) New York Rangers captain Ryan McDonagh is back in the lineup for Game 3 of the first-round playoff series with the Pittsburgh Penguins.

McDonagh sustained an upper-body (hand) injury in the final week of the regular season and missed the final three games and the opening two of the best-of-7 series.

McDonagh practiced on Monday for the first time since being hurt. The defenseman was a game-time decision for Tuesday's game at Madison Square Garden.

The Penguins got back goaltender Matt Murray, who was injured in the final weekend of the season in a collision in a game against Philadelphia.

With No. 1 goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury out with a concussion, Jeff Zatkoff started the first two games, winning the first 5-2 and losing the second 4-2.

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