As expected, the Rangers will have the same lineup tonight against the Isles, meaning Jason Strudwick, Ryan Hollweg, and Petr Prucha will all be scratches.
My prediction: unless someone gets hurt, Tom Renney won’t tinker with his personnel until the team loses.
Meanwhile, some notes:
This is not an insignificant adjustment, take it from me. The moment I got out of college—I played at the club level, which is hardly the NHL—I took off my shield and have never looked back. Now to have to go back to wearing one would feel like playing blindfolded.