Shesterkin suffered a rib fracture in a car accident Sunday night and will miss at least two weeks, Dan Rosen of NHL.com reports.
Shesterkin's absence will help alleviate the netminding logjam in the Big Apple, as Alexandar Georgiev and Henrik Lundqvist figure to split the duties in the interim. Prior to getting hurt, the 23-year-old Shesterkin was riding a seven-game winning streak during which he has posted a 2.03 GAA and .945 save percentage. With the 23-man roster cap lifted, the Rangers don't need to place him on injured reserve unless they need the cap savings.
Shesterkin made 44 saves in a 3-2 win over the Sharks on Saturday.
He's 7-0-0 with a 2.03 GAA and .945 save percentage in his last seven starts. Shesterkin is the first goalie in Rangers history to win nine of his first 10 NHL games.
Shesterkin will get the home nod against the Sharks on Saturday.
Shesterkin has already been named the No. 1 netminder by head coach David Quinn, and he reinforces the fact every time he touches the ice. The 24-year-old has won six straight games and produced a .943 save percentage in that stretch. Feel confident in Shesterkin for fantasy purposes, especially because the Sharks rank 26th with 2.37 goals per road contest.
Shesterkin made 27 saves in Friday's 5-2 win over the Hurricanes.
The rookie continues to roll. Shesterkin remains undefeated in February (5-0-0) and has won six straight starts overall, posting a 2.04 GAA and .943 save percentage over that stretch. The 24-year-old's hot streak has seen him seize the No. 1 job for the Rangers, and if he stays locked in he might just carry the team straight into the playoffs.
Shesterkin will guard the cage during Friday's road clash with Carolina, Brett Cyrgalis of the New York Post reports.
Shesterkin has been on fire since late January, stringing together five straight victories while posting an impressive 2.04 GAA and .945 save percentage. The 24-year-old rookie will attempt to secure his eighth win of the season in a formidable road matchup with a Hurricanes team that's gone 19-9-2 at home this year.
Shesterkin stopped 37 of 40 shots in Wednesday's 6-3 win over the Blackhawks.
Returning following a three-game absence because of an ankle injury, Shesterkin turned in what some might consider as his best performance of the 2019-20 season. As the games play out down the stretch, it's becoming more clear that Shesterskin is the Rangers' starting goalie of the future. His record improves to 7-1-0, and the Russian-born netminder also owns a 2.28 GAA and .939 save percentage across eight NHL appearances.
Shesterkin (ankle) was the first goalie off during morning skate, indicating he'll start in Wednesday's road game versus the Blackhawks, Colin Stephenson of Newsday reports.
Head coach David Quinn has stated that Shesterkin is the Rangers' No. 1 netminder going forward, but he's missed the last three games due to an ankle injury. The 24-year-old rookie is ready to go, however, and he'll look to build on the .941 save percentage and 6-1-0 record he's accrued thus far. The Blackhawks are in a bit of a slump, as they've lost seven of the last eight games and failed to score more than two goals in six of those outings.
Shesterkin (ankle) won't play in Sunday's game versus the Bruins, Rick Carpiniello of The Athletic reports.
Alexandar Georgiev has been named the starter, indicating that Shesterkin will miss a third straight game. Shesterkin has been named the No. 1 goalie by head coach David Quinn, so the goaltender should see a majority of the starts when he's ready to return.
Coach David Quinn indicated Friday that Shesterkin (ankle) is "closer" to retaking the ice but remains day-to-day.
Shesterkin will yield another start to Alexandar Georgiev on Friday, pushing back his next possible return date to Sunday, when the Rangers return home to face the Bruins. The progress is an encouraging sign, but the Rangers will certainly not push the rookie netminder back into action before he's ready.
Shesterkin will not take part in Thursday's game against the Wild due to an ankle issue, but coach David Quinn did name him the No. 1 netminder moving forward, Brett Cyrgalis of the New York Post reports.
Quinn stated that each netminder was given a chance to claim the role, but it was Shesterkin who stepped up, evidenced by his pair of 42-save efforts Sunday and Tuesday. He'll ride a four-game winning streak into his next start, though it won't come until Friday versus Columbus at the earliest. Alexandar Georgiev will face the Wild on Thursday.
Shesterkin stopped 42 of 43 shots in a 4-1 win over the Jets on Tuesday.
Forced to briefly leave the game to be checked for a concussion, Shesterkin returned to close it out, which was a fitting ending considering how well the young netminder played. A ways back in the Metropolitan Division playoff race, the Rangers are prioritizing youth for the remainder of the season, which is a good sign for Shesterkin. Look for more of the 24-year-old in the weeks to come, as Shesterkin is 6-1-0 in his first seven NHL starts.
Shesterkin (concussion) returned to the cage for Tuesday's game against Winnipeg, Colin Stephenson of Newsday Sports reports.
Shesterkin was forced to exit the game by one of the league's concussion spotters in the first period. As evidenced by this news, he's back to start the second period and has stopped all 12 shots to this point.
Shesterkin was forced to leave Tuesday's game against Winnipeg to be checked for a concussion, Rick Carpiniello of The Athletic reports.
Shesterkin was forced to leave the game by the concussion spotter after he was clobbered by Andrew Copp in the first period. Shesterkin exited after making 12 saves in 13:56 of game time and was replaced by Henrik Lundqvist.
Shesterkins will defend the road net Tuesday versus the Jets, Brian Heyman of Newsday reports.
This will be Shesterkin's second straight start, and he's certainly earned increased duties. The 24-year-old is 5-1-0 with a .933 save percentage and a 2.34 GAA this season, but this will be the first road start of his career. Winnipeg is a solid place to make the leap, as the Jets rank 28th with 2.63 goals per home game this season.
Shesterkin turned aside 42 shots Sunday in a 4-1 win over Los Angeles.
Shesterkin won for the fifth time in six starts, and pushed his winning streak to three straight, with his standout performance Sunday. Only a fortuitous Los Angeles bounce resulting in a Trevor Moore goal midway through the third period kept Shesterkin from recording his first NHL shutout. The 24-year-old has held his opponents to three goals or fewer in each of his first six career starts, putting him in position to earn more playing time down the stretch. New York's three-goaltender rotation will be fascinating to watch the rest of the way.
Shesterkin will guard the goal during Sunday's home clash with the Kings, Newsday's Colin Stephenson reports.
Shesterkin has been impressive in limited action with the Rangers this season, registering a 4-1-0 record while maintaining a 2.61 GAA and .922 save percentage through five appearances. The 24-year-old rookie will attempt to pick up a third straight win in a highly favorable home matchup with an L.A. team that's posted an ugly 8-19-4 record on the road this year.
Shesterkin made 27 saves Wednesday in a 5-3 win over Toronto.
The Rangers built a 3-1 lead through 20 minutes and Shesterkin held on for his second straight victory and his fourth in five starts since being recalled a month ago. The 24-year-old has logged a 2.61 GAA and .922 save percentage and has a favorable home matchup Friday against Buffalo if he receives the starting assignment.
Shesterkin will guard the cage during Wednesday's home game versus the Maple Leafs, yo reports.
Shesterkin has been fantastic since joining the Rangers on Jan. 6, compiling a 3-1-0 record while posting an impressive .927 save percentage through four appearances. The Russian rookie will attempt to pick up a second straight win in a home matchup with a tough Toronto team that's averaging 3.81 goals per game on the road this campaign, first in the NHL.
Shesterkin stopped 23 shots in Friday's 4-2 win over the Red Wings.
The rookie took a shutout into the third period before finally getting solved by Detroit. Shesterkin's playing time remains limited as the Rangers continue to carry three goalies, but he's done nothing to dispel the notion that he's the team's future in the crease, going 3-1-0 in four NHL starts with a 2.51 GAA and .927 save percentage.
Shesterkin will start between the pipes Friday against the Red Wings, Colin Stephenson of Newsday reports.
Shesterkin has gotten off to a great start in his young career, posting a .929 save percentage and a 2.68 GAA during his first three outings. He should have a good opportunity to extend that success through Friday's start versus a Red Wings team sporting a minus-54 goal differential over 25 road games.
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