Rangers’ Mats Zuccarello out with foot infection, expected back Thursday

Mats Zucarello won’t be playing for the Rangers on Tuesday against the Flyers.

The ninth-year winger is battling a foot infection and is expected to rejoin the team Thursday against the Devils, Rangers coach David Quinn told reporters.

Quinn on Zucc:
“Zucc has an infection in his foot, he’s a lot better today than he was yesterday but he won’t be available for tomorrow. This is a short-term thing, hopefully. The plan is Thursday.”

Zuccarello has tallied eight goals and 16 assists in 2018-19. 

New York is 21-20-7 and sits in sixth in the Metropolitan Division. The Rangers have won their last three games.

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