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WELLS FARGO CENTER- The Flyers played the New York Rangers six times last season, and lost all six times.
Not this season.
The Flyers defeated the Rangers 2-1 in an exciting contest that they were in control of for most of the game, until late in the third period. After Taylor Pyatt scored his third goal of the season to make it a one goal game, the Rangers eventually found themselves with a two-man advantage with just a few minutes left to play.
The Flyers never flinched. Between a very strong penalty killing from Sean Couturier, Max Talbot and the like, and two huge saves by goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov, the Flyers killed off both of the penalties and retained their 2-1 lead.
The lead would stand, and the Flyers left the ice as winners for the first time this season. Jakub Voracek, who scored the eventual game-winning goal, captured the team's overall feeling perfectly when after he poked the puck into the net for the Flyers' second goal.
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Per Steve Zipay, Chris Kreider is skating after the optional morning skate, meaning he will likely be a scratch tonight against the Flyers. Kreider was skating with Arron Asham and Matt Gilroy, meaning these are the three likely scratches.
Also, after last night’s game Kris Newbury was recalled from the Whale, presumably to take Kreider’s spot for tonight’s game.
The NHL has suspended Philadelphia Flyers forward Brayden Schenn one game for charging New Jersey Devils defenseman Anton Volchenkov.
Schenn will miss Thursday's game against the New York Rangers at the Wells Fargo Center. Schenn will forfeit $4,702.70.
The hit occurred in the second period of New Jersey's 3-0 win over the Flyers on Tuesday in Newark, N.J. No penalty was...
Even today I'm still in disbelief at the Rangers decision to post their infamous "Girls' Guide to Watching Rangers Hockey." Hearing Rangers will now be forcing female fans to take a Blueshirts knowledge test before allowing them into MSG. Better start studying that guide ladies.
In all seriousness, man you women were pissed yesterday. And I don't blame you...
An article promoted by the New York Rangers entitled 'A Girl’s Guide to Watching the Rangers' was met with predictable backlash, so much so that they decided to take it down.
Steve Zipay at Newsday reports that John Tortorella raised the possibility of the Rangers sending Chris Kreider back to the CT Whale saying he's going to have discussions about it.
Andrew Gross at the Bergen Record adds this quote from Torts on Kreider...
“He just hasn’t played well, I don’t have a reason. It’s something we really need to talk about as an organization...
Do you own a pair of skates? Give Glen a call, you could be of help!
Yesterday we discussed how the Rangers may eventually look outside of the organisation for help on the blueline. Unless you think Stu Bickel, Matt Gilroy or Steve Eminger are the answer then it’s perhaps inevitable that the Rangers are on the lookout. Of course, this is assuming that team brass do not want Girardi...
Well that didn't take lone. Just three days into the lockout shortened 2013 season, Philadelphia Flyers forward Luke Schemm is the first player suspended by Brendan Shannahan. Actually, I have no problem with the suspension and this suspension should set the tone going forward.
After 247 days, the @nhlshanahan account is back in use. The lockout is officially over!
Just when you thought the “While The Men Watch” controversy was over, it turns out it’s not.
On their official fan blog entitled “Blueshirts United,” the New York Rangers published an article entitled “A Girl’s Guide to Watching the Rangers” (Note: Rangers have removed the posting). Its purpose was to help new female hockey fans learn about the team and sport...
The New York Rangers (1-2-0) are in Philadelphia to face the Flyers (0-3-0) at 7:00 EST.
Tonight's pre-game notes from the official Rangers website can be viewed here.
TV: MSG, NHL Network ; Radio: AM 1130 or XM 212
Live Stream can be viewed here (avoid clicking on Ads)
(Keep reading for the rest of tonight's pre-game notes.)
Why yes, Jason Arnott is still available. (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
Yesterday we discussed how the Rangers forward depth is clearing becoming an issue for the club. Before the season started, we had also discussed how the Rangers could definitely use a forward to help make that fourth line stronger. Keep in mind that the Rangers need bottom six help, but it doesn’t necessarily...
Rangers 4, Bruins 3 (OT)
The Bruins headed into the Big Apple on Wednesday night for a nationally televised rematch of last Saturday’s season-opener against the Rangers, which the B’s won 3-1. Both teams had two games under their belt in this shortened season heading into Wednesday’s “Rivalry Night” – the Bruins undefeated after beating the Jets in a shootout on Monday...
The New York Rangers faced off against the desperate Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday night. The Rangers, who played Wednesday, would be playing their second back to back of the season so far. It would be important for them to get started early and have a good opening frame. The first period started with the Rangers [...]
The New York Rangers have traded F Chad Kolarik to the Pittsburgh Penguins for F Benn Ferriero. Kolarik, 26, has 16 goals and 19 assists in 41 games for the Connecticut Whale while Ferriero, 25, has 4 goals and 14 assists in 34 games for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton. Brian Costello of The Hockey News has stated that [...]