Chris Drury, who had knee surgery two months ago, will play his first game in what could be New York's final game of the year. Coach John Tortorella said he's not sure how much the captain will play or on what line, but will use him on faceoffs and penalty kill.
And Mats Zuccarello is back, after being sent to Hartford on April 1.
On D, Matt Gilroy steps in for Steve Eminger, and will be paired with Bryan McCabe. Gilroy, said Torts, might be better at moving the puck up the ice better than Eminger, who he said has given the club plenty of good minutes.
Quotes on all this coming up....