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Henrik Lundqvist, Rick Nash out for Rangers

Each listed as day to day, won't play against Hurricanes on Thursday

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New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist and forward Rick Nash will not play against the Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday (7 p.m. ET; FS-CR, MSG, NHL.TV) because of injury.

Lundqvist (lower body) and Nash (upper body) are day to day.

Lundqvist made 43 saves in a 5-2 victory at the Florida Panthers on Tuesday to move into 10th place on the all-time NHL goalie wins list with 404. He is 30-17-2 with a 2.65 goals-against average, a .913 save percentage and two shutouts in 51 games this season.

Nash, who had an assist Tuesday, has 33 points (18 goals, 15 assists) in 55 games.

"Obviously [Lundqvist] was in the last game," coach Alain Vigneault said. "Nash has been carrying this upper-body injury, and it's just too painful today."

Forward Mark Puempel, who was scratched the past two games, will take Nash's place in the lineup and skate on a line with center Kevin Hayes and Jimmy Vesey.

The Rangers also will be without forward Michael Grabner, who will miss his fifth game with a hip injury. 

The Rangers recalled goalie Brandon Halverson from Greenville of the ECHL on an emergency basis. He will back up Antti Raanta on Thursday.

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