NEW YORK (WFAN) — The New York Rangers held an optional practice in Tarrytown, New York on Sunday as center Brian Boyle edged closer to returning to the Blueshirts’ lineup.
Boyle was one of 12 Rangers who participated in the optional practice and told the media that he’s “feeling better each day.”READ MORE: Suspect Charlie Vasquez Charged In Shooting That Injured 2 NYPD Officers In The Bronx
He practiced for the third straight day and continued to make progress toward a full recovery from a concussion he suffered against the Ottawa Senators. In Game 5, Chris Neil delivered a head shot, which has forced Boyle to miss each of the Rangers’ games since the incident.
Boyle spoke to Andrew Gross of The Record. “I feel better each day but I don’t know what’s going to happen,” Boyle said.READ MORE: New Video Shows Suspected Gunman, Car Used To Flee Scene Of Deadly Bronx Double Shooting
“There have been no setbacks, it’s progressed. But it’s not consistent with each guy, there are different symptoms. I’m trying to be honest with myself.”
Rangers’ head coach John Tortorella offered “no updates” on Boyle’s status.
Brandon Dubinsky is a long way away from returning as he was seen walking on crutches around the facility.MORE NEWS: Gov. Hochul: No Known Cases Of New COVID Variant 'Omicron' In New York
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