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Boyle back in Rangers’ lineup tonight

Feb 14, 2013, 12:44 PM EST

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After three games of sitting and watching as a healthy scratch, Rangers forward Brian Boyle will be back in action tonight against the Islanders at MSG.

“I know I can play better and I’m going to,” said Boyle, per ESPN New York.

The 28-year-old forward that scored 21 goals in 2010-11 has just one assist in nine games this season.

On Tuesday, Boyle said it was “infuriating” sitting out. “And it’s pissing me off a lot,” he added.

It appears Boyle’s opportunity at redemption will come at the expense of forward Chris Kreider, who will apparently be a healthy scratch. The 21-year-old played just 9:40 against the Bruins on Tuesday and has only scored once in seven games.

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