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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.

Steve Eminger clearly 7th defenseman

Only seven defensemen, the regular six and Steve Eminger, are practicing with the team. D Jeff Woywitka, along with swingman John Scott, who have been healthy scratches throughout the playoffs, skated with the AHL callups in Westchester. “Just have players ready to play in case we run into injuries,” coach John Tortorella said

Eminger has not dressed in the last six games after skating 4:25 in Game 1 of the Washington series. He had missed the previous 19 due to an ankle injury sustained on March 15 against the Penguins.  

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