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Injury Update: Josh Jooris out indefinitely with a separated shoulder

Bobby Bevilacqua

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UPDATE: The Rangers have placed Dylan McIlrath on waivers. I’m not sure why because they didn’t need the cap space, but hopefully he doesn’t get claimed. The only thing I can think of is moving a bit of money for a trade, but other than that I’m not too sure.

Last night during the Rangers’ 5-2 win over the Boston Bruins, Josh Jooris left the game in the first period following a hit on Torey Krug. He did not return to the game.

Following the game, AV announced to reporters that Jooris had suffered a separated shoulder and is out “indefinitely.”

Jooris had scored one goal in five games but his impact has been felt in other ways as well. Jooris was a good defensive fourth liner, had been effective at suppressing shots and played his role well. With Lindberg back, the Rangers have another player like him to step in if needed but their depth will be impacted. Read the rest of this entry