Rangers captain Ryan McDonagh back in the lineup for Game 3
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.