NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)Rangers captain Ryan McDonagh says he’s ready to return to action after missing the past four games with a concussion.

The defenseman has been cleared for contact and practiced fully with the team Tuesday morning in Greenburgh.

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Rangers coach Alain Vigneault wants to wait until Wednesday morning before officially deciding whether McDonagh will suit up that night when the Blueshirts host the defending champion Chicago Blackhawks.

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“Everything that I’ve seen so far, he looks fine,” Vigneault said, according to the New York Post. “So we’ll see how he responds.”

McDonagh suffered the concussion Feb. 6 when he was punched in the face by Philadelphia Flyers forward Wayne Simmonds. The Rangers (32-18-6) have won three of four without McDonagh.

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McDonagh has registered seven goals and 19 assists and has a plus-13 rating this season.