Capitals’ Knuble out of Game 4 vs. Rangers
The Washington Capitals are playing without forward Mike Knuble
in Game 4 of their first-round series against the New York
Knuble, who scored in the Capitals’ 3-2 loss in Game 3 on
Sunday, hasn’t been on the ice since that day and was absent for
Wednesday morning’s skate at Madison Square Garden.
Knuble missed practice Tuesday, but Capitals coach Bruce
Boudreau said then that it was just a ”maintenance day” and that
the right wing, who had 24 goals in the regular season, was
expected to play in Game 4.
Eric Fehr took Knuble’s place in the lineup, making his first
appearance in the series.
Knuble appeared to be injured Sunday when he was hit in the
right hand by a puck. Jason Chimera was expected to take Knuble’s
place on the top line alongside Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas