Di Giuseppe finished the season with one goal and seven assists in 31 appearances. Di Giuseppe often found himself in the press box when the Rangers were at full health, but he ultimately appeared in more than half of the team's games. The 27-year-old winger will be a restricted free agent this offseason, and New York could opt to bring Di Giuseppe back for a fourth-line/13th-forward role similar to the one he filled this season.
Di Giuseppe had one shot and two hits in Thursday's 4-0 loss to the Islanders. Di Giuseppe cracked the lineup for the first time since April 6 with Chris Kreider sidelined by an undisclosed injury. He skated 10:21 in a fourth-line role and remains stuck on eight points in 28 appearances.
Di Giuseppe (not injury related) will play in Sunday's game versus the Capitals, Tom Gulitti of NHL.com reports. Di Giuseppe has cleared COVID-19 protocol and will enter the lineup for the first time since March 13. The 27-year-old should slot into a bottom-six role. He doesn't provide much fantasy upside, as he's recorded seven points and 64 hits through 23 games.
Di Giuseppe cleared the NHL's COVID-19 protocol Thursday, Vince Z. Mercogliano of USA Today reports. Di Giuseppe has been in COVID-19 protocol since March 14. He won't play in Thursday's game versus the Flyers, but the 27-year-old winger may have enough time to ramp up his conditioning for Saturday's rematch.
Di Giuseppe (Covid-19) was placed on the non-roster list Monday, according to CapFriendly. Di Giuseppe is on the NHL's COVID-19 protocols list, so this could simply be a paper move. His timetable to return is still unclear. The 27-year-old has seven points in 23 games this season.
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