Following practice Wednesday at the MSG Training Center Rangers winger Wojtek Wolski admitted that he is more than eager to return to the lineup after what is now a 26-game absence following sports hernia surgery. However a short time later Rangers head coach John Tortorella said that with the Bluehsirts playing so well, "I'm not looking to change the lineup right now...if I had to (Wolski) would probably be ready to go, but to be fair I like what is going on with our team right now and he's going to have to wait his turn." With 52 points the Rangers sit atop the NHL standings, and the club has won seven of its last eight games. With that much success, along with growing depth on the roster, the Rangers have quite the battle for jobs and playing time. "I want to be a part of it," said Wolski. "I think it's something special to be first in the league, and it's an exciting time for the organization and for the players, and it's something I want to be a part of. I want to be able to say that I helped and I contributed to that team success. The team is doing so well, so the pressure is on, I'll have to be ready to jump in and play well. I won't be able to afford a few games to feel my way. I'll have to be contributing (upon a return to the lineup)." Share your thoughts on the Rangers lineup and Wolski's situation below.
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