Lundqvist will wear Heritage mask tomorrow but the new bedazzler one the rest of the way.
Gross says the healthy scratch for tomorrow's game will likely come down to Avery, Wolski and Zuccarello.
Update, 12:31 p.m.:
Ryan Callahan on the state of the team...
"You can feel the confidence in the room, you can feel it grow...everyone is chipping in..we are playing exactly we need to"
Henrik Lundqvist on the Rangers next opponent the Canadiens...
"The past two home games we have played real confident...need to keep that up bc Montreal is a solid team"
Lines courtesy of Andrew Gross...
All seven defensemen are on the ice as well.
...looks like for the time being the healthy scratch is going to alternate between Avery and Wolski.
I thought Avery had an effective game against the Islanders and should play against the Habs. He was involved and aggressive. Their tough guys were distracted by him. You could also argue that Montoya was distracted by him. The 3rd penalty was the only bad unnecessary penalty, but he was trying to go around the guy who was en route to interfering/hindering Avery's path. He could be very effective in distracting Wisniewski and "I'm not Avery" Subban. I'd rather see Avery play the way we all remember instead of neutered Avery. Unfortunately with the refs' bias against him, he'll end up in the box more than others.
Based off his play against the Islanders I'd sit Avery. Six minutes in penalties, half of which were stupid on his part, makes him nothing but a liability.
@_Jack Add in the fact that Canadiens power play is pretty awesome.