NEW YORK -- New York Rangers forward Mats Zuccarello is not in the lineup Monday against the St. Louis Blues because of an undisclosed injury. Right wing Ryan Malone is in the lineup in Zuccarello's place.
Malone was placed on waivers Sunday and cleared at noon ET Monday. He has no points and is minus-3 in five games.
Malone will start on the fourth line with Chris Mueller and Tanner Glass.
Zuccarello has played in nine games this season and has a goal and three assists. He missed the game against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Oct. 12 because of an injury.