It will be Henrik Lundqvist in net again.
The Rangers announced on Monday morning that the veteran Swede would start his second straight game in this play-in series against the Hurricanes. Igor Shesterkin practiced on Sunday, but is still not healthy to play in this crucial game.
The Rangers lost the opener 3-2 to Carolina on Saturday, despite a stellar 34-save performance from Lundqvist who could be playing his final games for the Rangers.
After arriving from Hartford, Shesterkin spearheaded a Rangers revival before the coronavirus pandemic halted the sport.
Monday afternoon is the second game of the best-of-five series being played in Toronto, one of the NHL’s two hub cities.
Steven Fogarty replaced Jesper Fast, who suffered an upper-body injury in Game 1 on a crushing hit by former teammate Brady Skjei.