In an effort to lighten the mood during the lockout, The New York Rangers Blog will be writing faux recaps of every Rangers game missed due to the work stoppage. Enjoy.
PHILADELPHIA - One night after John Tortorella could be heard yelling at Glen Sather for signing Petr Nedved, Radek Dvorak and Jan Hlavac to tryout contracts after the coach felt signing 50 year old men took away playing time from others, normalcy returned to the Rangers lineup in the form of a 3-1 victory tonight over the Flyers at the Wells Fargo Center.
The Rangers win came during Blair Betts appreciation night. Each fan who entered tonight's game was given a Blair Betts life-size poster. At the start of tonights game, the Flyers presented Betts with a plaque commemorating his 13 career goals with the Flyers and his #11 was raised to the rafters.
After a scoreless first period, the Rangers quickly got on the board to start the second when Derek Stepan found Chris Kreider streaking past Andreas Lilja for...