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Oilers' Greg McKegg: Among Sunday cuts
McKegg was placed on waivers Sunday for the purpose of reassignment to AHL Bakersfield, per Jason Gregor of OilersNation.com.
McKegg was competing for a bottom-six role after signing a two-way deal with Edmonton this offseason. The 30-year-old center recorded two goals and three assists in 43 games last season with the Rangers. If he clears waivers, McKegg will serve as injury insurance this year for the Oilers.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Greg McKegg: Heading out west
McKegg signed a two-year, two-way contract with the Oilers on Wednesday.
McKegg put up five points in 43 contests with the Rangers in 2021-22, playing mostly in a fourth-line role. He'll see similar usage in Edmonton, though a drop in ice time is likely given the Oilers' reliance on their top forwards.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Greg McKegg: Scores in return
McKegg scored a goal in Saturday's 7-4 win over the Stars.
McKegg missed the last four games due to personal reasons. He played in a fourth-line role but managed to get on the scoresheet at 9:45 of the first period as he tipped in a K'Andre Miller shot to spark the Rangers' comeback. This was McKegg's first point since Jan. 21, and he has just five points with 43 hits and a minus-8 rating in 35 outings.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Greg McKegg: Ready to rock
McKegg (personal) will return to the lineup Saturday against Dallas, Vince Z. Mercogliano of USA Today reports.
McKegg is expected to return to a fourth-line role following his four-game absence. The 29-year-old forward has notched four points through 34 contests this campaign.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Greg McKegg: Out again Thursday
McKegg (personal) is not in the lineup Thursday versus the Blues, Vince Z. Mercogliano of USA Today reports.
McKegg will miss a third straight game and the second in that stretch for personal reasons. His next chance to play is Saturday versus the Stars.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Greg McKegg: Still sidelined
McKegg (personal) won't play Tuesday versus the Wild, Vince Z. Mercogliano of USA Today reports.
McKegg has missed the last two games, one for an illness and the other due to personal reasons. Tim Gettinger and Jonny Brodzinski remain in fourth-line roles with McKegg unavailable. The Rangers' next game is Thursday versus the Blues.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Greg McKegg: Not playing Sunday
McKegg will not participate in Sunday's game against Winnipeg due to personal reasons, Colin Stephenson of Newsday reports.
McKegg will set his sights on returning for Tuesday's game against Minnesota, though he didn't fly out with the team to Winnipeg as the Rangers embarked on a four-game road trip. He missed Friday's game against New Jersey due to illness. The 29-year-old has averaged 10:23 of ice time and been held without a point over the last 10 games.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Greg McKegg: Dealing with illness
McKegg missed Friday's game against the Devils with an illness, Vince Z. Mercogliano of USA Today reports.
McKegg has just four points with a minus-8 rating through 34 games in a bottom-six role this season. He'll be considered questionable ahead of Sunday's game in Winnipeg.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Greg McKegg: Sees extra burn Wednesday
McKegg had one shot and a minus-1 rating over 13:53 of ice time in Wednesday's 5-3 win over the Blues.
McKegg skated his second-highest TOI total of the season, taking on a larger role after Kevin Rooney exited due to an upper-body injury. Rooney has subsequently been deemed week-to-week, so McKegg could continue to see a modest bump in usage in the coming games. The 29-year-old forward has just four points in 34 games, but coach Gerard Gallant values McKegg's effort on the penalty kill.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Greg McKegg: Provides assist
McKegg added an assist in a 6-3 win over the Maple Leafs on Wednesday.
McKegg is no offensive powerhouse, as the center has just three assists on the season, but all three have come over his last nine contests. The 29-year-old has never eclipsed 11 points in a season.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Greg McKegg: Offers rare assist
McKegg logged an assist, six hits and two blocked shots in Monday's 3-1 loss to the Kings.
McKegg has played a third-line role in recent games as the Rangers weather COVID-19-related absences up front. The 29-year-old snapped a four-game point drought with the helper, which was his second assist in 17 outings this season. The Ontario native has added 22 hits, 16 blocked shots, eight shots on net and a minus-4 rating. He's unlikely to score his way onto the fantasy radar, so he doesn't need to be on virtual rosters.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Greg McKegg: Nabs shorthanded assist
McKegg provided a shorthanded assist and levied two hits in Friday's 4-3 shootout win over the Lightning.
McKegg set up Barclay Goodrow's go-ahead tally in the second period, and it was the former's first point of the year. A more defensive player by nature, McKegg is up to four shorthanded points in his career, which spans nine seasons and seven teams. The 29-year-old has added 12 hits, 12 blocked shots, six shots on net and a minus-4 rating while filling a bottom-six role in 12 contests this year.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Greg McKegg: Removed from COVID-19 list
McKegg cleared COVID-19 protocols Thursday.
Prior to landing on the COVID-19 list, McKegg was regularly a healthy scratch for the Rangers. He's been held without a point through eight games this season.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Greg McKegg: Placed in COVID-19 protocols
McKegg entered the NHL's COVID-19 protocols Monday.
McKegg was a healthy scratch for the Rangers' last seven contests, so his absence from the team is unlikely to impact the lineup. Still, the center's placement in the COVID-19 protocols will see him unavailable for the next five games, barring a false positive.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Greg McKegg: Recalled by New York
McKegg was recalled by the Rangers on Tuesday.
Sammy Blais is set to miss the rest of the season after tearing his ACL on Sunday, so McKegg could be in for a lengthy stay with the big club. McKegg's gone scoreless through eight top-level appearances this year.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Greg McKegg: Reassigned to Hartford
McKegg was sent down to AHL Hartford on Monday.
McKegg's demotion suggests Filip Chytil (upper body) is nearing a return to action. The veteran has frequently bounced between the NHL and AHL levels, failing to record a point in eight appearances with the Rangers this season.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Greg McKegg: Rejoins NHL club
The Rangers recalled McKegg from AHL Hartford on Saturday.
McKegg was demoted Nov. 6 after failing to record a point in eight games to start the season, but he returns to replace Filip Chytil (upper body) on the roster. When active, the 29-year-old figures to play bottom-line minutes.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Greg McKegg: Sent down Saturday
McKegg was reassigned to AHL Hartford on Saturday.
McKegg failed to record a point in eight appearances while he was with the big club. His assignment to Hartford suggests Ryan Reaves (lower body) could be activated from injured reserve prior to Saturday's game versus the Flames.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Greg McKegg: Recalled by big club
McKegg was recalled by the Rangers on Friday.
Ryan Strome won't be available for Saturday's matchup with Montreal due to the NHL's COVID-19 protocols, so McKegg will likely draw into the lineup against the Canadiens. The 29-year-old forward scored a goal in five appearances with Boston last season.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Greg McKegg: Waived by Rangers
McKegg was placed on waivers by the Rangers on Sunday, James Mirtle of The Athletic reports.
McKegg had been battling for a spot on the fourth line in camp but came up short. Assuming he passes through waivers unclaimed, McKegg will report to AHL Hartford and should be near the top of the list as far as potential call-ups go in the event injuries strike among the Rangers' forward ranks.... See More ... See Less
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