New York Rangers forward Mats Zuccarello is healthy and should be ready to go at the start of training camp next month, coach Alain Vigneault told NHL.com Friday in a phone interview.
"I've heard he's 100 percent from our medical staff," Vigneault said. "He's been cleared to skate and have contact. He's made a full recovery so we're very pleased about that. He's a big part of our team."
Zuccarello’s NHL season ended on April 24 when he was hit in the head by a Ryan McDonagh slap shot in the first period of Game 5 of the Eastern Conference First Round against the Pittsburgh Penguins.
He sustained a brain contusion and a hairline fracture of his skull.Read more... Join the Conversation...