Monday's roster vs. NJD

Below is the lineup for the Rangers' first exhibition game of the 2013 preseason against the Devils on Monday:

Forwards: Chris Kreider, Ryan Bourque, Marek Hrivik, Brandon Mashinter, Dominic Moore, Darroll Powe, Brad Richards, Brian Boyle, Danny Kristo, Rick Nash, Arron Asham, Shawn O'Donnell

Defensemen: Marc Staal, John Moore, Justin Falk, Aaron Johnson, Michael Del Zotto, Stu Bickel (if healthy; if not, Dylan McIlrath).

Goaltenders: Henrik Lundqvist, Cam Talbot

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In advance of next week's exhibition games, the Rangers trimmed the roster by 14 players, sending eight back to Hartford (AHL): J.T. Barnett, Kyle Jean, Jason Wilson, Charlie Dodero and Samuel Noreau, Jeff Malcolm, Jason Missiaen, and Scott Stajcer; and six back to their respective junior clubs: Anthony Duclair, Klarc Wilson, Troy Donnay, Ben Fanelli, Ryan Graves and Jimmy Oligny.