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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.

Ryan Callahan, Mike Del Zotto out vs Isles; Dubinsky in

Team confirms that Callahan, who has still not recovered totally from a bruised and swollen right foot, and Del Zotto, (right hip) are out against the Isles.

Brandon Dubinsky, out since first few minutes of Devils game after fight with Ryan Carter, said he will return; his breathing is better. Said he skated with Assistant GM Jim Schoenfeld yesterday. SInus pressure has been reduced, hand OK. Says he won't wear any cage or facial protection. "I feel pretty good," he said. "I couldn't breathe, just blowing my nose, and it was bloody about nine times a day." 

Henrik Ludnqvist first goalie off ice. Expect Jeff Woywitka to sit

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