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Steve Zipay takes you inside the locker room, home and on the road, with the New York Rangers, and also writes about the NHL, off and on the ice.

Chris Drury: 100 percent, ready to go for home opener

The Rangers captain, out since Sept. 20,  seems primed to play at the Garden, not limited in anything he needs to do on the ice...

Although he said not to "read anything into it" when asked about his centering the No. 1 line today with Erik Christensen out, I'd say it's a fair bet to think he'll be in there against the Leafs.

If that happens, Tortorella doesn't have to change the 2nd or 3rd lines, which have been playing well. And the veteran Drury, who will bring a different style than Christensen, may add a spark to the scoreless Gabroik and Frolov...

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