Rangers winger Brandon Prust was suspended one game by the NHL on Sunday after his second-period elbow to the back of Devils defenseman Anton Volchenkov's head Saturday.
Rangers forward Brian Boyle returned to the lineup Monday against the Capitals after missing three straight games with a concussion.
The New York Rangers were without forwards Brian Boyle and Brandon Dubinsky for Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals against the Washington Capitals at Madison Square Garden on Saturday.
Rangers rookie Carl Hagelin has a hearing scheduled Sunday for his hit on Senators captain Daniel Alfredsson during Ottawa's 3-2 overtime win against New York Saturday.
The Rangers-Senators series got a little nastier Saturday night as a heated brawl in the opening minutes of play resulted in Senators defenseman Matt Carkner and Brandon Dubinsky both getting tossed.