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John Moore | Defenseman

Team: New York Rangers
Age / DOB:  (23) / 11/19/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 202
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John Moore returned to action on Saturday after missing a couple of games due to a suspension.
Moore missed the last game of the Eastern Conference final and the first game of the Stanley Cup as he was suspended for an illegal check on the Habs Dale Weise. Moore played 19:07 minutes with a couple of hits and a blocked shot Saturday. Jun 8 - 9:05 AM

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Coach Alain Vigneault didn't directly say that John Moore will be back in the lineup for Game 2.

Still, it's expected that Moore will return to the fold after finishing his suspension. Vigneault just isn't tipping his hand about lineup decisions.
Jun 7 - 5:39 PM

John Moore is projected to play alongside Kevin Klein in Game 2 on Saturday.

Moore has completed serving his two-game suspension. He has an assist in 17 playoff games.
Jun 6 - 5:11 PM

John Moore has finished serving his two-game suspension for an illegal check during the Eastern Conference Final.

He will be eligible to play in Game 2 against Los Angeles in the Stanley Cup Final on Saturday night. Moore will probably draw back into the lineup, especially since coach Alain Vigneault spoke highly of him during Thursday's presser.
Jun 5 - 2:50 PM

John Moore won't be available for Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final because of his two-game suspension for an illegal check on Montreal's Dale Weise.

He served the first game of his ban in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Final on Thursday. Raphael Diaz will probably play in his place again on Wednesday when the battle for the Stanley Cup begins. Moore will eligible to return on June 7 in Game 2.
May 31 - 2:43 PM

The NHL has suspended John Moore for two games for his high hit on Dale Weise on Tuesday.

The NHL determined that Weise's head was the main point of contact on the hit. Moore will miss the remainder of the Eastern Conference Final at the least. If the Rangers win on Thursday and eliminate Montreal, then Moore will also miss the first contest of the Stanley Cup Final.
Source: NHL.com
May 28 - 5:58 PM

Rangers coach Alain Vigneault doesn't think John Moore will be suspended for his high hit on Tuesday.

That being said, how often does a coach actually predict that one of his players will get suspended? A head coach almost always rises to the defense of his players, which makes their statements moot when it comes to controversial hits.
May 28 - 12:20 PM

The NHL has scheduled a hearing for John Moore after his high hit in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Final on Tuesday.

Moore received a match penalty for his hit on Montreal's Dale Weise. "The league will do what it has to do," Rangers coach Alain Vigneault said. "I think he was penalized on the ice. John is definitely not the type of player to try to hurt someone but it was a late hit and it was the right call on the ice." Moore will probably end up missing at least a game due to a suspended.
May 28 - 11:18 AM

John Moore remained in the Rangers lineup as Raphael Diaz was a healthy scratch for the second straight game.

Moore blocked three shots in the contest but was on the ice for the lone Penguin goal as the puck bounced off his shoulder, hit defense partner Kevin Klein's leg and went into the net past Henrik Lundqvist. The Rangers may not want to change a winning lineup so don't be surprised if Moore is back out there on Tuesday for Game 7.
Source: NY Post
May 12 - 10:24 AM

John Moore (concussion) returned to action on Thursday April 3.

Moore missed six games due to the injury. He scored a goal in his return, giving him 14 points in 70 contests in 2013-14.
Apr 4 - 12:08 PM

John Moore (concussion) might play on Thursday.

Moore was already close to returning, but it initially looked like he might be a healthy scratch when he was ready. However, Ryan McDonagh is questionable and if he can't play, then Moore almost certainly will.
Apr 3 - 11:05 AM

John Moore passed his baseline test for a concussion and could be back in the Rangers lineup as early as Tuesday.

Moore suffered the concussion nine days ago after he was hit into the boards by the Blue Jackets' Blake Comeau. He has three goals and 13 points in 69 games this season so he is not worth having on your fantasy roster in traditional pools.
Source: NY Post
Mar 30 - 4:47 AM

John Moore was on the ice Tuesday for the first time since being concussed on Friday.

Moore will travel with the Rangers on their upcoming four-game road trip. That doesn't necessarily mean his return is imminent, but he is encouraged by his progress. "I feel a lot better," Moore said. "I've had a couple of good days in a row and it feels like I've turned the corner. It's awesome."
Mar 26 - 2:17 PM

John Moore has a concussion.

It was figured that he wouldn't play Saturday night and now that's been confirmed. Moore was hurt in Friday's game against Columbus on a hit into the boards by Blake Comeau.
Mar 22 - 5:18 PM

John Moore was held out of the third period Friday and it's unlikely that he'll play against New Jersey on Saturday night.

He appeared to hit his head after a hard hit from Columbus' Blake Comeau, but he played six shifts in the second period before being forced to sit. Coach Alain Vigneault indicated that Moore may have a shoulder injury and he'll be re-evaluated Saturday. If he doesn't play then Raphael Diaz could make his Rangers debut.
Mar 22 - 3:26 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Derek Stepan
2Derick Brassard
3Dominic Moore
4Chris Mueller
LW1Chris Kreider
2Carl Hagelin
3J.T. Miller
4Tanner Glass
5Matthew Lombardi
6Nick Tarnasky
7Chris Bourque
RW1Martin St. Louis
2Mats Zuccarello
3Rick Nash
4Lee Stempniak
5Jesper Fast
D1Ryan McDonagh
2Daniel Girardi
3Dan Boyle
4Marc Staal
5Kevin Klein
6John Moore
7Matt Hunwick
8Mike Kostka
G1Henrik Lundqvist
2Cameron Talbot