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Chris Kreider | Winger | #20

Team: New York Rangers
Age / DOB:  (24) / 4/30/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 226
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 1 (19) / NYR
Contract: view contract details

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Chris Kreider will return to the Rangers' lineup as Rick Nash takes a seat Sunday against Ottawa.
Nash is out with a sore knee, but Kreider appears to have healed up from his neck spasms. He's expected to skate with Derek Stepan and Kevin Hayes and is riding a four game point streak. Jan 24 - 1:41 PM

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Chris Kreider (neck) has been ruled out for Friday's game.

Kreider was able to skate Friday morning, but he's still sore. He has nine goals and 23 points in 44 games in 2015-16.
Jan 22 - 5:26 PM

Although Chris Kreider skated on Friday, his neck is still sore.

Kreider isn't sure if he'll be able to play Friday night as a result. He has nine goals and 23 points in 44 contests in 2015-16.
Jan 22 - 11:45 AM

Chris Kreider (neck spasms) is on the ice with the Rangers Friday morning.

That's very encouraging news after Kreider's neck problem led to him staying off the ice on Thursday. However, Kreider skated alone, so it's still not clear if has a chance of playing Friday night.
Jan 22 - 11:02 AM

Chris Kreider (neck spasms) ended up skating after the Rangers' practice.

Kreider might not end up missing much, if any time due to this issue. The Rangers are going to wait to see how Kreider's feeling on Friday.
Jan 21 - 12:38 PM

Chris Kreider is dealing with neck spasms.

Kreider missed Thursday's practice as a result. Consider him day-to-day for now. He has nine goals and 23 points in 44 contests in 2015-16.
Jan 21 - 11:20 AM

Chris Kreider scored a pair of goals in Sunday's 5-2 loss to the Washington Capitals.

Kreider opened the scoring at the 10:17 mark of the first period, and then cut Washington's lead to 3-2 in the second frame. The 24-year-old had a nice weekend as he scored a goal in Saturday's win over Philadelphia and two more tonight. He has nine goals and 22 points in 43 games in 2015-16.
Jan 17 - 8:26 PM

Chris Kreider scored in Saturday's 3-2 shootout win over the Philadelphia Flyers.

Kreider's goal gave the Rangers a 2-1 lead in the second period. This was just his second goal in 12 contests. Rick Nash and Derek Stepan registered the assists on the goal. The 24-year-old has seven goals and 20 points in 42 games this season. J.T. Miller also scored in regulation, while Mats Zuccarello scored the winner in the shootout.
Jan 16 - 4:11 PM

Chris Kreider will be back in the lineup on Monday after missing two games with a cut on top of his hand.

He will take the spot of Oscar Lindberg, who will be a healthy scratch, on third line alongside Kevin Hayes and Jesper Fast.
Jan 11 - 2:29 PM

Chris Kreider has been medically cleared to play, and could return to the lineup on Monday against Boston.

It's been a disappointing season for Kreider offensively as he's posted just six goals and 18 points through 39 games. Though he also has 41 PIMs in that span as well, which may salvage some value in some pools.
Jan 10 - 4:28 PM

Chris Kreider (hand) could return on Monday.

Kreider will not play on Saturday although he thinks he could. He practiced fully on Friday and hopes to return on Monday. Kreider has six goals and 18 points in 39 games this season. Get ready to activate him.
Source: NY Post
Jan 9 - 9:03 AM

Chris Kreider (hand) will not participate in Saturday's game.

It will be the second straight game Kreider has missed due to the ailment. He has six goals and 18 points in 39 contests in 2015-16.
Jan 8 - 1:44 PM

Rangers coach Alain Vigneault likes Chris Kreider's (hand) chances of being available on Saturday.

That assessment was made after Kreider took part in Wednesday's practice. He missed Tuesday's contest due to the ailment.
Jan 6 - 1:33 PM

Updating an earlier item, Chris Kreider is considered "doubtful" for Tuesday's match against Dallas.

The Rangers may bring someone up from the minors to fill in. Kreider is day-to-day with a hand injury.
Jan 4 - 2:00 PM

Chris Kreider (hand) isn't practicing Monday and is listed as day-to-day.

He is absent from the session because he has a cut on his hand.
Jan 4 - 12:19 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Derick Brassard
2Derek Stepan
3Oscar Lindberg
4Dominic Moore
LW1Rick Nash
2Chris Kreider
3J.T. Miller
4Daniel Paille
5Tanner Glass
RW1Mats Zuccarello
2Kevin Hayes
3Viktor Stalberg
4Jesper Fast
D1Ryan McDonagh
2Keith Yandle
3Dan Girardi
4Marc Staal
5Dan Boyle
6Kevin Klein
7Dylan McIlrath
G1Henrik Lundqvist
2Antti Raanta