No incredibly clever April Fools gags today, just the full report from NYR early practice here today at 10 with six games to go in the regular season.

               Whether it was the holidays or travel or just being exhausted by the trials and tribs of your favorite team, I see that some regulahs missed our weekly chat yesterday, but you can jump on the replay below.

               Then, keep coming back today because we'll have updates on:

               Injuries: Ryan Callahan, Sean Avery (who was out on a boat yesterday with Gaborik, Voros and Lundqvist) and Brian Boyle.

              Goalies: Will Lundqvist play back to back? Will Alex Auld play one of the two? That's been speculated here for weeks.

               Defense: Does Gilroy sit again in favor of Eriksson? I wonder if that doesn't happen until Panthers game. NYR will have to cope with Stamkos/StLouis/Lecavalier first.

               Lines: With the success of Prospal-Jokinen-Parenteau against the Isles, can only assume they will stay together. 

              All this and some chatter from the room at St. Pete Forum coming up...after that, I'll need some salt air for a proper tonic.      

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