As the shortened regular season heads towards its conclusion, playoff hopefuls need every point they can get. Tonight, in Philadelphia, the Rangers suffered a costly 4-2 loss at the hands of the Flyers. For a full box score of the game, check out Yahoo! Sports.
- Disappointing would be the best way to describe this loss. The Rangers just were not good enough to win this hockey game. Tried to turn it on in the third period, but it wasn't enough. Sure, they were victimized by some bad bounces early, but did not play hard, or well, enough to deserve a win.
- Costly is another word to use. Every team New York is fighting with for a playoff spot won tonight (Senators, Jets, Islanders, Capitals). Now tied for eighth place with Winnipeg but have a game in hand. Still six games to go, but not getting two points tonight may come back to haunt the team.
- Very rare that another goalie outplays Henrik Lundqvist. By no means did he cost his team the game, but Steve Mason was tested,...