Kreider clarified that it was a back injury that sidelined him for the final six games of the season, Dan Rosen of NHL.com reports.
Despite appearing in a mere 50 games this year, his fewest since his rookie season, Kreider still managed to record his sixth 20-goal campaign and extended his 30-point streak to eight straight campaigns. Heading into the 2021-22 season, the elite winger should continue to provide top-end fantasy value and will likely be selected early in redraft formats.
Kreider (lower body) will miss Saturday's season finale against the Bruins, Mollie Walker of the New York Post reports.
Kreider's season ends with a six-game absence. The streaky winger compiled 20 goals and 10 assists in 50 appearances, but just three of those goals came over the final 16 games.
Kreider (lower body) remains out of the lineup for Thursday's game versus the Bruins, Jack Edwards of NESN reports.
Kreider will miss a fifth straight game with the injury, which allows Alexis Lafreniere to remain in a top-six role. Kreider's next chance to return is in Saturday's season finale against the Bruins.
Kreider (lower body) won't be available for Wednesday's game against the Capitals, per the NHL's media site.
Kreider continues to sit out with the lingering lower-body issue, as he's set to miss his fourth consecutive game. With the American sidelined, the team will deploy Mika Zibanejad, Pavel Buchnevich and Vitali Kravtsov on the first line in Wednesday's game. Kreider's next chance to suit up comes Thursday against Boston.
Kreider (lower body) will remain on the shelf against the Capitals on Monday.
Kreider will be unavailable for the third straight contest due to his lingering lower-body problem. In his stead, the Rangers are poised to utilize Artemi Panarin on the top line with Mike Zibanejad and Pavel Buchnevich. At this point, New York is a long shot to make the postseason, so the team may be extra cautious about inserting Kreider into the lineup without much to play for.
Krieder (lower body) isn't expected to be available for Saturday night's game versus the Islanders, Vince Z. Mercogliano of USA Today reports.
Kreider will miss a second straight contest with his lower-body issue. The 30-year-old winger will be reevaluated ahead of Monday's game versus the Capitals.
Kreider is considered day-to-day with a lower-body injury.
Kreider missed Thursday's loss to the Islanders and didn't practice Friday, so he should probably be considered questionable at best for Saturday's rematch with the Isles. Phil Di Giuseppe will likely continue to fill a spot in the Rangers' bottom six until Kreider's ready to return.
Kreider (maintenance) isn't on the ice for warmups and won't play in Thursday's game against the Islanders, Dan Rosen of NHL.com reports.
The team classified the absence as maintenance, so there's no worry about Kreider's long-term health. The American will be a tough loss from the lineup, as he's racked up 30 points across 50 games this season. With Kreider sidelined, Phil Di Giuseppe will draw into the lineup for Thursday's game.
Krieder (undisclosed) will be a game-time decision for Thursday's matchup with the Islanders.
It isn't clear what Kreider's dealing with, but his status for Thursday's contest likely won't be determined until the Rangers hit the ice for pregame warmups. It'd be a big loss for New York if Kreider's unable to go, as he's been one of the team's best scorers this season, having racked up 20 goals and 30 points through 50 contests.
Kreider scored a power-play goal on his lone shot in Sunday's 5-3 win over New Jersey.
Kreider opened the scoring 6:31 into the game, redirecting a Mika Zibanejad shot on the doorstep for his 19th goal of the season. Kreider has goals in back-to-back contests after struggling through a nine-game drought.
Kreider had three shots on goal in Thursday's 4-0 win over the Devils but saw his goal drought reach nine games.
The streaky winger has also gone five games without a point. Kreider was scorching hot earlier this season and still leads the Rangers with 17 goals, but just four of those have come in his last 22 games. While his first-unit role on the power play isn't in jeopardy due to Kreider's proficiency at screening the goalie and tipping pucks in front, New York could move him out of the top six at even strength if he continues to flounder offensively. You have to go back to March 13 to find Kreider's last even-strength goal.
Kreider scored two power-play goals, including the game-winner, in Monday's 5-3 win over the Sabres.
After managing only one assist in his prior four games, Kreider lit the lamp in the second and third periods to help spark the Rangers' offense. On the season, the 29-year-old has 16 goals, but only 22 points, through 31 games, with half of his tallies coming on the power play.
Kreider managed an assist in Wednesday's 9-0 win over the Flyers.
Fantasy managers were left wanting more from Krieder due to the overall scoring barrage from the Blueshirts, but the helper increased his point total to 20 on the season. Kreider owns a career-best shooting percentage (23.3), and he currently owns a 14:6 goals-to-assist ratio to stay highly relevant in most fantasy settings.
Kreider scored a goal and an assist in Saturday's 4-0 win over the Bruins.
He also chipped in three shots, a blocked shot and a plus-3 rating. The 29-year-old has been terrorizing the league over the last 10 games, piling up nine goals and 13 points, but with Artemi Panarin now back in action, Kreider may find himself slipping back into a complementary role in the Rangers offense.
Kreider scored three goals -- one on the power play -- on five shots in Thursday's 6-1 win over New Jersey.
Kreider continued his sizzling hot streak, recording his second natural hat trick in five games to give him nine goals in the last six games. He scored New York's first three goals of the contest, tying the game at one on the power play before giving the Rangers the lead with a deflection later in the frame and adding a cushion early in third. The veteran winger is stepping up big time with Artemi Panarin (not injury related) unavailable and Mika Zibanejad struggling.
Kreider scored a goal on two shots in Tuesday's 3-2 win over Buffalo.
Kreider etched the game-winner when he beat Carter Hutton with a long shot from above the left faceoff circle, putting the Rangers up 3-1 midway through the second period. It was Kreider's team-leading 10th goal of the year and his sixth in just the last five games. He appears to be headed for a sixth 20-goal campaign in the last seven years.
Kreider scored a goal and added an assist in Friday's 6-2 win over the Bruins.
The 29-year-old has stepped up while Artemi Panarin (personal) has been away from the Rangers, extending his goal streak to three games and piling up five tallies and six points during that stretch. On the season, Kreider has a lopsided nine goals and 11 points through 18 contests.
Kreider tallied a hat trick, with two of his goals coming on the power play, in Wednesday's 4-3 loss to Philadelphia. He also had four shots and three hits.
Kreider was an offensive force from the Rangers, although his three goals probably came from a combined distance of about two feet. On his first one, Kreider headed straight for the net off a power-play faceoff win and knocked home the rebound from a point shot. His second goal, which also came with the man advantage, was a backdoor tap-in at the side of the net. Kreider completed the hat trick early in the third period, jumping on a rebound off the post to draw the Rangers to within 4-3. After scoring four times in his first 15 games, Kreider has erupted for four more in his last two contests on just five shots.
Kreider scored a power-play goal on three shots Monday in a 3-1 win over Pittsburgh.
Kreider got his stick on an Adam Fox point shot at 11:10 of the first period to break a 1-1 deadlock. It was the fourth goal of the season for Kreider and his third in the last four outings. Even in a shortened season, the 29-year-old appears to be on his way to a third straight 20-goal campaign.
Kreider scored a goal on a team-leading five shots Saturday in a 5-4 overtime loss to Pittsburgh. He added four hits and two PIM.
Kreider swatted home a rebound off a point shot midway through the second period to knot the score at 3-3. The 29-year-old has three goals in eight games, which puts him almost exactly in line with last year's pace that allowed him to score 24 times in 63 contests. Kreider also has some utility in PIM leagues, having amassed 50 or more PIM in six of his first seven full seasons.
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