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Boyle good to go; Rangers holding out ‘hope’ for Zuccarello

Washington Capitals v New York Rangers - Game Seven

Washington Capitals v New York Rangers - Game Seven

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Dan Boyle is good to go.

Mats Zuccarello is not.

Those were the key injury updates today by Rangers coach Alain Vigneault, ahead of tomorrow afternoon’s start of the Eastern Conference Final between New York and Tampa Bay.

Boyle practiced this morning after being knocked out of Wednesday’s Game 7 versus the Capitals on a hit by Brooks Orpik.

Boyle, who had trouble finding his legs after the collision with Orpik, has a history with concussions, so there’s understandable relief the 38-year-old didn’t suffer another serious head injury.

As for Zuccarello, he’s still not skating after missing the entire second round with a suspected concussion. However, he continues to make progress:

Related: Kerry Fraser says Orpik hit on Boyle was legal