If the season ended today, the Rangers would make the playoffs. But that statement is becoming less and less comfortable by the day, as a Rangers slide combined with stellar stretches from the Blue Jackets and Flyers is altering the standings. Let's just say, there's no better time for a win and to change some momentum than Tuesday night in Ottawa. Oh, and Henrik Lundqvist will again be going for win number 302, which would set a franchise record. Here are your morning notes.
Graves inks contract; Haggerty suits up for practice; Nash and St. Louis in scoring slumps
Today's New York Rangers notes.