Rangers’ Igor Shesterkin leaves game with minor lower body injury

Igor Shesterkin in net blue jersey

Igor Shesterkin in net blue jersey

It’s been a red-hot start for the New york city Rangers, however at the minute, their fans may be stressing a bit.

Igor Shesterkin suffered a lower-body injury in the 3rd duration of Friday’s video game versus the San Jose Sharks at Madison Square Garden.

The bright side, however, is that head coach Gerard Gallant stated that it’s “not as bad as it looks,” and it’s small.

Shesterkin made a right-blocker save, and with the puck in front of him and a scramble near the crease, the goalie stretched to the ice, however had problem returning up.

Nobody made contact with Shesterkin, as it looked like he suffered the injury when his legs went behind him while leaning forward.

Shesterkin was installing multitudes; getting in Friday, he was 12-3-2 with a 2.15 GAA (seventh in NHL) and .935 save portion (3rd in NHL). He stopped all 19 shots he saw versus the Sharks prior to leaving the contest.

The Rangers won the video game, 1-0.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.