Rangers goalie Igor Shesterkin placed on IR with lower-body injury

Watch as New York Rangers goalie Igor Shesterkin is forced to leave game vs. San Jose Sharks after suffering a lower-body injury.

The New York Rangers have placed goalie Igor Shesterkin on injured reserve with a lower-body injury.

Shesterkin had to be helped to the locker-room during a 1-0 win over the San Jose Sharks on Friday.

The Rangers are hopeful Shesterkin will not be out long.

The 25-year-old Russian is 13-3-2 with a 2.05 goals-against average and .937 save percentage this season.

The Rangers called up goalie Adam Huska from AHL Hartford to fill Shesterkin's spot on the roster.

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