New York Rangers captain Ryan Callahan will be sidelined for four to six weeks because of a sprained left knee sustained Tuesday night in a 4-1 loss to the Nashville Predators.
New York Rangers left wing Martin Rucinsky, who has gotten off to a solid start, will miss two to four weeks with sprained MCL in his left knee.
Rangers defenseman Greg de Vries, one of the NHL's most durable players, will be out four to six weeks with a ligament sprain in his right knee.
The New York Rangers say center Erik Christensen will miss 4 to 6 weeks because of a knee injury.
Sean Avery has been sidelined by a sprained right knee, an injury sustained in the morning skate before the New York Rangers faced the Detroit Red Wings.
Jason Ward will miss the rest of the series against the Devils with a MCL sprain in his knee, the team announced Sunday.
Dan Blackburn suffered an MCL sprain in his left knee during a scrimmage at Rangers camp on Thursday and is expected to be out two weeks.
New York Rangers center Jamie Lundmark will be out eight weeks because he sprained two ligaments in his right knee during a collision with Michael Peca of the New York Islanders on Thursday.