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Police released video footage online in the hope of catching a group of Philadelphia Flyers fans who beat up two New York Rangers fans outside a Philadelphia steakhouse following Monday's NHL Winter Classic game.

Philadelphia’s Read flying under radar

Claude Giroux. Jaromir Jagr. Ilya Bryzgalov. The Philadelphia Flyers have many high-profile players that litter their roster. One player that seems to have no profile, and is a bit of an unknown, is Matt Read. The 25-year-old rookie forward has put together a first half that has impressed his teammates to no end.Matt Read, who spent four seasons at Bemidji State University,...

Police, Flyers fans hunt attackers of NY fan, war vet Neal Auricchio

There wasn't a fight in the 2012 NHL Winter Classic at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia; and even though there were over 45,000 New York and Philadelphia sports fans crammed into the stadium for a rivalry game, there were no significant incidents in the stands, either. But at 7:15 p.m. at the iconic Geno's Steaks located at 1200 South 9th St., violence broke out between...

Rangers Fans Beaten By Flyers Fans Who Brag About It On Facebook

A group of men— wearing Philadelphia Flyers jerseys—beat up an off-duty cop— who was dressed in New York Rangers gear— outside a famous Philly cheesesteak shop after the "Winter Classic" on Monday. The three Philly goons were videotaped sucker-punching the Woodbridge, N.J. police officer and attacking another man, then pummeling both of them after they fell to...

Photo: Anton Stralman Receives The Broadway Hat

… well deserved. Anton has been playing VERY solid for the Blueshirts since Sather signed him.  It was nice to see him get his first goal with the Rangers at MSG last night. 

Flyers fan brags of beating cop, son

A group of Philadelphia Flyers fans brutally beat a New Jersey cop and his son - dressed in Rangers garb - outside a famous Philly cheesesteak shop Monday.

Rangers coach may get fined for rips at refs

John Tortorella’s outburst after he disagreed with some of the officiating late in the Rangers’ 3-2 win in the Winter Classic in Philadelphia could end up costing the coach. Director of Hockey Operations Colin Campbell said the matter was under review yesterday. Campbell will follow up on the Rangers...

Rangers coach Tortorella gets $30K fine

An apology didn't get John Tortorella off the hook. The NHL fined the Rangers coach for criticizing Winter Classic refs and suggesting, perhaps sarcastically, a conspiracy to force OT.

Thursday (1/5/12) Headlines

Bergen Record - Rangers' Marc Staal ready to play full-time, but will need some restNew York Post - Rangers vowing to avoid letdownNewsday - Tortorella sorry for Winter Classic commentsRemember to follow me on Twitter & Facebook or e-mail me at

Tortorella fined for critical comments

Rangers coach John Tortorella was fined $30,000 by the NHL for critical comments of the league and the officials in New York's Winter Classic victory over Philadelphia.

Panthers fall late in OT vs. Rangers

NEW YORK (AP) -- Marian Gaborik scored 3:29 into overtime for the New York Rangers, who outlasted the Florida Panthers 3-2 and moved to the top of the NHL standings on Thursday night with their eighth win in nine games. Gaborik took a drop pass from Derek Stepan in the high slot and slapped in a drive for his 23rd goal of the season. New York (25-9-4) stayed one point ahead of Boston...

Ranger Randomness: Winter Classic Edition

One of the hardest parts of writing any sort of regular column or feature is coming up with an original opening for each new installment. Now that I have done just that for the third post in the Rangers Randomness series, I can focus on the rest of the piece and forget about opening paragraphs [...]

Rangers stay hot, drop Penguins 3-1

Brandon Dubinsky had a goal and an assist, Henrik Lundqvist made 37 saves and the surging New York Rangers beat slumping Pittsburgh 3-1 on Friday night.

Florida Panthers (20-12-7) at New York Rangers (24-9-4), 7 p.m. (ET)

After a thrilling victory in the Winter Classic, the Eastern Conference-leading New York Rangers will shoot for an eighth victory in nine games when they host the first-place Florida Panthers tonight at Madison Square Garden.
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