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After a poor start, the New York Rangers appear to be getting on track. That also seemed to be the case for the Philadelphia Flyers - until their last outing.
These Atlantic Division rivals meet for the second time in six days Tuesday night in a matchup of teams trying to move past sputtering beginnings.
The Rangers (2-3-0) have looked better in winning two of three since stumbling at the outset. The loss in that span, though, was a 2-1 defeat at Philadelphia on Thursday.
The Flyers (2-4-0) got goals from Wayne Simmonds and Jakub Voracek in the second period and held New York scoreless until Taylor Pyatt converted on the power play early in the third. The victory allowed Philadelphia to avoid an 0-3 start.
New York managed to bounce back Saturday, scoring five unanswered goals - four in the third period - to beat Toronto 5-2. Marian Gaborik had two goals and two assists for the Rangers, who held a 42-17 shot advantage.
"We knew if we were going to play like this, it's ...
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With Jason Arnott failing his physical, depth still remains an issue for the Rangers. So, Jeff Klein at the New York Times takes a look at free agents still available...
"The top-scoring free-agent forward remaining is Petr Sykora, 36, who scored 21 goals for the Devils last season. But he is not considered a good fit for a Tortorella team.
The No. 3 scorer is Andrew...
First there was the "Girls'' Guide to Watching Rangers Hockey", now apparently a Facebook page has popped up for the purpose of securing support to create a New York Rangers Dance team named the Rangerettes. Here's the first Facebook entry...
"My intentions to start this team are to motivate the crowd at home games, be public figures for all Ranger...
2012-2013 Records: Flyers (2-4), Rangers (2-3)
NYR Leading Scorer: Marian Gaborik (5-3-8)
PHI Leading Scorer: Claude Giroux (2-2-2)
NYR Goaltender: Henrik Lundqvist (5 GP, 3.14 GAA, .893 SV%)
PHI Goaltender: Ilya Bryzgalov (5 GP, 2.22 GAA, .923 SV%)
Rick Nash-Brad Richards-Marian Gaborik
Carl Hagelin-Derek Stepan-Ryan Callahan
Taylor Pyatt-Brian Boyle-Benn Ferriero...
#NYR Tentative one-year deal between Rangers and Jason Arnott is OFF, source tells ESPN NY. Was not cleared by NYR team doctors
— Katie Strang (@KatieStrangESPN) January 28, 2013
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New York Post - Vet fails Rangers physical
Daily News - Staal and Del Zotto Score with Rangers top line
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Newsday - Rangers to Jason Arnott: No deal
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The Rangers fought their way to a well earned 2-1 win over the Philadelphia Flyers at the Garden tonight, but the win unfortunately was overshadowed by the loss of Ryan Callahan, who succumbed to a shoulder injury early in the third period.
Callahan and Flyers forward Max Talbot were involved in an altercation to the left of Bryzgalov...
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Daily News - Ranger danger: Beyond top line, production lacks
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TONIGHT’S GAME: The Rangers will continue a three-game homestand when they face-off against the Philadelphia Flyers tonight at Madison Square Garden (7:00 p.m. — TV: MSG Network; Radio: ESPN 98.7), in an Atlantic Division matchup. The Blueshirts enter tonight’s contest with a 2-3-0 (4 pts) record, following a 5-2 win against the Maple Leafs on Saturday [...]
Saturday night the New York Rangers would face off Against the Toronto Maple Leafs at The Garden to open up a three game home stand that the Blueshirts desperately need. The Leafs were exposed by the Islanders the other night which means that the Rangers should have an opportunity to do the same. The first [...]
For the first time this season, that is exactly what the New York Rangers played in their 5-2 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs at Madison Square Garden last night.
The team dominated in all facets of the game and did all the little things to win a hockey game. This style of hockey is what made the Blueshirts so successful last season and last night against the Leafs, it was the...