The Czech native will be out the next 4-6 weeks with an MCL injury. The centre will likely be back for the playoffs, if not a week or two before
Faksa was injured against Barrie this past Saturday. He took a hip check to his knee along the boards.
He will not need surgery.
Tobias Rieder has shifted to centre on the top line in Faksa's absence.
Goalie John Gibson has missed practice all week.
Hip flexor issues, that plagued him earlier this season, have resurfaced. He is questionnable for this weekend.
One time OA candidate Andrew Crescenzi joined the Toronto Marlies earlier this month but has been a healthy scratch ever since.
But don't expect him to join the Rangers. He is no longer an option to be returned to junior, according to coach/GM Steve Spott.
Former Rangers blueliner Stephen Midensky was released by the Quebec Remparts but has been picked up by Cape Breton in the QMJHL.