Found December 23, 2011 on
Tonight the New York Rangers and Philadelphia Flyers faced off amid the height and build-up to the 2012 Winter Classic.
Both teams went scoreless for quite some time.
The first goal didnâ€™t happen until the half way point, 10 minutes into the second period. And there wasnâ€™t really anything Flyers goalie Ilya Bryzgalov could have done differently.
Derek Stepan, a 21-year-old sophomore NHLer, tipped the puck in mid air, as he stood on the left side of the crease.
Hereâ€™s the freeze frame of the goal:
At the time of this post, the New York Rangers held a 2-0 lead with 2 minutes left in the second period.
Matthew Wilson is editor of Center Ice Chat. Follow him on Twitter @Mattjw24. Be sure to also Like us on Facebook and to Follow our Tumblr page.
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
Editorâ€™s Note: This post was written prior to the Rangers/Flyers game last night. The numbers reflected in Dubinskyâ€™s shot total and shooting percentage may be different when this post is published. However, they should not be that far off, barring a 5 goal night for the struggling center/winger.
There have been enough games played in the NHL season where we can start looking...
â€¦ As everyone knows, I have been a huge advocate of Carl Hagelin on the main Rangers roster since before the offseason. I have been highly impressed with his skill and speed. Nothing like having a burst of energy and youth on a roster that was without it for so many seasons.Â Stu Bickel was [...]
The Rangers blue line could look a lot different in the summer of 2012. Thereâ€™s a chance that next season the Rangers will start six defensemen that have seen the ice this in New York season but donâ€™t expect that six to include Steve Eminger, Anton Stralman and Jeff Woywitka.
All three journeyman pros have expiring contracts and are likely to be let go; at most one may be retained...
Marian Gaborik is your new goal-scoring leader.
He got it done during Fridayâ€™s game against the Philadelphia Flyers in the third period.
Gaborik notched his 21st of the season, separating himself from the pack, which consists of Jonathan Toews, Steven Stamkos and Phil Kessel, all with 20 goals.
Gaborik also has 11 assists this season and 32 points.
Matthew Wilson is...
The New York Rangers are in agreement that being in first place at the two-day Christmas break doesn't guarantee anything come April.
But after three wins in four nights against Atlantic Division foes, the Broadway Blueshirts are more than happy to be on top of the pack.
Henrik Lundqvist made 28 saves in his second win over powerful Philadelphia this season, and rookie defenseman...
Henrik Lundqvist made 28 saves in his second win against Philadelphia this season and rookie defenseman Stu Bickel had two more assists for the host New York Rangers, who beat the Flyers, 4-2, Friday night to move into first place in the Atlantic Division. Bickel, in his third NHL game, helped to set up goals by Derek Stepan and Ruslan Fedotenko in the second period.
Henrik Lundqvist made 28 saves in his second win over powerful Philadelphia this season, and rookie defenseman Stu Bickel had two more assists for the New York Rangers, who beat the Flyers 4-2 and moved into first place in the Atlantic Division on Friday night.
Bickel, in his third NHL...
(source feed provided no summary content for this entry)
The New York Rangers (20-8-4) host the Philadelphia Flyers (21-8-4)Â at Madison Square Garden tonight starting at 7:00 p.m. For a preview go to Yahoo! Sports. Rangers Game Notes TV: MSG; Radio: ESPN Radio 1050AM, XM 213Live Stream:http://www.firstrowsports.tv/watch/99517/1/watch-new-york-rangers-vs-philadelphia-flyers.htmlProbable Lines:Anisimov...
That is exactly what the New York Rangers did tonight in their 4-2 win over the New York Islanders.
The team got strong performances from the likes of Marian Gaborik (1 goal), Brandon Dubinsky (1 goal and 1 assist), Anton Stralman (2 assists), and netminder Martin Biron (24 saves on 26 shots). With the win, the team improved to 20-8-4 on the season to move within two points of the...
Brandon Dubinsky scored his first goal in more than a month, Marian Gaborik moved into a tie for the NHL lead with his 20th, and Martin Biron was solid in net to lead the New York Rangers to a 4-2 victory over the New York Islanders on Thursday.