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Dylan McIlrath's long road back from summer surgery to repair his dislocated kneecap has taken another positive turn. The Rangers top pick in the 2010 NHL Draft is back skating again, even if he does so once his Connecticut Whale teammmates are finished with their regular practice. But the hulking defenseman is doing some one-on-drills, skating, and shooting, and that is most definitely a positive step forward.

On Wednesday BlueshirtsUnited.com's Jim Cerny caught up with McIlrath for this one-on-one interview to discuss Dylan's return to the ice, current health status, and what the near future holds.

See what Dylan McIlrath had to say Wednesday, then share your comments below.

Nov 28 - 8:27pm