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.
Coach Gallant on Shesterkin: “We feel real comfortable he’ll be ready to go in a week.”
— New York Rangers (@NYRangers) December 4, 2021
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.