NHL Buzz: Kakko out for Rangers against Capitals


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New York Rangers

Kaapo Kakko was not in the lineup against Washington Capitals on Saturday and will be placed on the NHL COVID-19 protocol list, MSG Network reported.

The forward scored a shootout goal in a 3-2 win against the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday. He has scored three points (two goals, one assists) in 14 games this season.

Forward Julien Gauthier, who was a healthy scratch Thursday, replaced Kakko in the lineup.

Defenseman K’Andre Miller returned to the lineup after missing the past two games with an upper-body injury. He has four points (one goal, three assists) in 13 games.

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