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Rangers' Anthony Bitetto: Will play Tuesday

Bitetto will join the active roster and play Tuesday against the Islanders, Colin Stephenson of Newsday reports. Bitetto will get into a second straight game with the Rangers. He's tallied three points through 10 top-level appearances this season.
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Rangers' Anthony Bitetto: Sent to AHL

Bitetto (lower body) was assigned to AHL Hartford on Wednesday, per CapFriendly. Bitetto missed the last 10 games with a lower-body injury. He'll aim to get his conditioning up to par in the minors, but he should be back with the big club soon. The 30-year-old posted three points over nine games before this injury.
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Rangers' Anthony Bitetto: Won't play Sunday

Bitetto (lower body) will not be in the lineup for Sunday's tilt with the Penguins, Vince Z. Mercogliano of USA Today reports. Bitetto is still on the Rangers' taxi squad and will miss his sixth consecutive game. It's unclear when he'll be ready to return. The 30-year-old blueliner has a goal and three points in nine games this season.
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Rangers' Anthony Bitetto: Moves to taxi squad

Bitetto (lower body) was designated for the taxi squad Saturday, Mike Morreale of NHL.com reports. Bitetto won't play in Saturday's game versus the Devils, marking his fifth straight game in the press box. In turn, Jack Johnson and Libor Hajek will both remain in the lineup.
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Rangers' Anthony Bitetto: Out Thursday

Bitetto (lower body) has been ruled out for Thursday's game versus the Devils, per the NHL's official media site. Bitetto will miss a fourth straight game, meaning Jack Johnson will remain in the lineup. The 30-year-old will aim to return by Saturday's rematch against the Devils.
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Rangers' Anthony Bitetto: Not dressed Tuesday

Bitetto (lower body) is not in the lineup Tuesday against the visiting Sabres, Vince Z. Mercogliano of USA Today reports. Tuesday marks the third straight missed game for the 30-year-old. Bitetto has three points in 14:03 of average ice time through nine games this season.
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Rangers' Anthony Bitetto: Dealing with injury

Bitetto is battling an undisclosed injury, Vince Z. Mercogliano of USA Today reports. Bitetto missed the last two games, and it's now been revealed that he was kept out because of an undisclosed injury. The nature and severity of his injury aren't clear, so we can't project when he'll be back in the lineup. For now, the 30-year-old should be considered questionable for Tuesday's home clash against the Sabres.
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Rangers' Anthony Bitetto: Officially day-to-day

Bitetto is classified as day-to-day after sustaining a lower-body issue. Bitetto was sidelined for the club's previous two outings with what was believed to be simply a healthy scratch but it appears there is something else at play with his injury. Jack Johnson should continue to play while Bitetto is unavailable, though neither player offers much in the way of fantasy upside.
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Rangers' Anthony Bitetto: Added to taxi squad

Bitetto was assigned to the taxi squad Monday, CapFriendly reports. Bitetto found himself on the active roster after the team decided to part ways with Jacob Trouba and figures to continue logging plenty of minutes with the Rangers. Bitetto will be back with the main roster for Wednesday's clash with the Flyers.
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Rangers' Anthony Bitetto earns assist after being added to power-play unit

With defensemen Jacob Trouba and K’Andre Miller not playing and therefore unable to man the points on the second power-play unit, Rangers coach David Quinn was forced to change things up. He put Anthony Bitetto on the point for that unit. And the Island Park native earned an assist on...
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Rangers' Anthony Bitetto: Joins taxi squad

Bitetto was sent to the taxi squad Friday, CBS Sports reports. Bitetto has skated in the last seven games with the Rangers, taking advantage of some of the team's injuries on the blue line. The 30-year-old has scored two points and racked up nine hits during that span. He could be recalled again before Saturday's contest against the Capitals.
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Rangers' Anthony Bitetto: Jumps to active roster

Bitetto was promoted to the active roster Thursday, per CBS Sports. With K'Andre Miller (upper body) out, Bitetto's services are still needed on the third pairing, so he'll rise from the taxi squad once again.
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Rangers' Anthony Bitetto: Goes to taxi squad

Bitetto was designated for the taxi squad Wednesday, per CapFriendly. Bitetto has suited up for the last six games with the big club, averaging 13:00 of ice time per contest and recording one goal. Jacob Trouba (upper body) will miss at least a month, so Bitetto likely will be promoted for Thursday's game against the Flyers.
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Rangers' Anthony Bitetto: Rises to active roster

Bitetto was promoted from the taxi squad to play in Tuesday's game versus the Devils, Colin Stephenson of Newsday reports. Bitetto will work on the third pairing, as usual. The 30-year-old blueliner has a goal, nine PIM and seven hits in five outings entering Tuesday.
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Who is Anthony Bitetto?

Anthony Bitetto became a fan favorite for the New York Rangers after scoring his first goal in three years. Bitetto’s goal helped the Rangers win against a strong Washington Capitals team. With this unexpected rise in popularity, I thought it would be nice to take a look at who Bitetto...
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Anthony Bitetto waited whole life for this Rangers chance

Anthony Bitetto was 4 years old when the New York Rangers won the Stanley Cup in 1994. And as the clock ran out and his family of lifelong, diehard fans that bled Rangers blue realized the title was officially theirs, all of them sprinted outside to celebrate and shoot off fireworks into the Island Park sky.
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Rangers may have found third defense pair in Anthony Bitetto and Libor Hajek

In a week that began with the banishment of defenseman Tony DeAngelo following his reported fight with goaltender Alexandar Georgiev after a 5-4 overtime loss to Pittsburgh Jan. 30, the Rangers may have found a little stability in its third pair defense. Island Park native Anthony Bitetto stepped into the...
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Anthony Bitetto describes ‘magical’ first goal as a Ranger

Anthony Bitetto said he was speechless for a moment when he played his first game in a Rangers uniform at Madison Square Garden on Monday against the Penguins. But the Long Island native, who was elevated from the taxi squad earlier in the week, was even more stunned when he finessed his first goal as a Blueshirt during Thursday’s 4-2 win over the Capitals. Taking the puck all by himself around Washington’s net, Bitetto worked his way down the middle and finished the strong play with a backhander past Caps netminder Vitek Vaneck to lift the Rangers ahead 2-0 at 9:15 of the second period.
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LI's Anthony Bitetto on first goal with Rangers: 'It was magical'

The Rangers celebrate a second-period goal by Anthony Bitetto, left, against the Capitals in an NHL game Thursday at Madison Square Garden. Credit: AP/Bruce Bennett. Anthony Bitetto said he didn’t have words to describe what it was like to play his first game as a Ranger Monday night against the Pittsburgh Penguins. So, what was it like score his first goal as a Ranger on Thursday?