Rangers Lose Fast For 2-4 Weeks

Mar 8, 2018; Tampa, FL, USA; New York Rangers right wing Jesper Fast (17) during the second period at Amalie Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports
Photo credit USA TODAY Sports

NEW YORK (WFAN) -- The Rangers announced on Sunday that forward Jesper Fast will miss two-to-four weeks due to an upper-body injury.

The team statement read:

"New York Rangers General Manager Jeff Gorton announced today that forward Jesper Fast will be sidelined for two-to-four weeks with an upper-body injury."

Fast has appeared in 31 games this season. He has scored three goals and recorded eight assists.

The 27-year-old has spent his entire career with the Rangers. He was drafted in the sixth round of the 2010 NHL Draft.

Fast set a career high last season with 33 points in 71 games.