Brandon Dubinsky back in lineup

NEW YORK -- Sidelined for almost a month, forward Brandon Dubinsky returned to the Rangers lineup for Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals against the Devils on Wednesday.

The 26-year-old Dubinsky, who took line rushes with center Artem Anisimov and right wing Ryan Callahan in pregame warmups, has not played since suffering a right foot injury in Game 7 of the conference semifinals on April 26. He replaced fourth-line center John Mitchell in the lineup.

Brandon Prust also returns after serving a one-game suspension for his hit on Devils defenseman Anton Volchenkov in Game 3. Defenseman Steve Eminger is a healthy scratch.

Marian Gaborik was dropped to the third line with Ruslan Fedotenko and Derek Stepan in pregame line rushes.