Found April 16, 2013 on
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The New York Rangers (21-16-4) visit the Philadelphia Flyers (18-21-3) at the Wells Fargo Center starting at 7:30 p.m. For a preview go to Yahoo! Sports.
Rangers Game Notes
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Henrik Lundqvist - 19-14-3, 2.06 gaa, .928 sv%, 1 so.
Steve Mason - 3-8-1, 2.75 gaa, .904 sv%, 0 so
- The Flyers, who have lost 11 of their last 12 to the Rangers, defeated the Canadiens 7-3 last night.
- Claude Giroux has five goals and 11 assists in the past 13 games.
- Jakub Voracek has 4g, 4a in his last five games vs. the Rangers.
- Kimmo Timonen has ju...
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An increasingly rare pose; Brad Richards goal celebration.
Who knew Brad Richards’ fall from grace would be so quick, so sudden? In what looks like an irreversible decline in both form and ability, Brad Richards offering up the occasional solid period here or decent game, won’t likely be enough to stop his premature departure from the Rangers. Not many people anticipated him...
Oscar Lindberg and his heavily favored Skelleftea AIK squad jumped out to a 2-0 series lead over Lulea in the SEL Finals this weekend. Skelleftea won the games by scores of 1-0 (in OT) and 4-2. Lindberg has been held off the score sheet in both contests, but finished yesterday’s 4-2 win with a +1 rating (0 PIMs in both contests).
Lindberg is one of three non-AHL prospects...
Andrew Gross at the Bergen Record reports that both Brian Boyle (right leg) and Derek Stepan (maintenance day) did not practice today.
Gross adds that Stepan indicated that he was confused after being hit by Claude Giroux right before he scored the Rangers final goal in the third period last night and that he's fine now.
Stepan did add that he he's a little banged...
TONIGHT’S GAME: The Rangers will face-off against the Philadelphia Flyers tonight at Wells Fargo Center (7:30 p.m. — TV: NBC Sports Network; Radio: ESPN 98.7), in an Atlantic Division matchup. The Blueshirts currently rank third in the Atlantic Division standings, and rank eighth in the Eastern Conference, with a record of 21-16-4 (46 pts). The Rangers enter the contest...
Last night, Brian Boyle left the game in the first period at the 14:03 mark after sustaining what appeared to be a right leg injury. While Boyle did test the leg during a commercial break with three minutes left in the period, he looked uncomfortable and did not return.
After the game, Boyle told Andrew Gross of the Bergen Record that he's doing ok, but was wearing a knee...
- New York has won 11 of its last 12 games against the Flyers dating back to March 6, 2011. The Rangers have outscored the Flyers 46-20 during that timeframe.
- The Rangers are 14-3-3 in their last 20 games against the Islanders.
- New York is 19-for-20 on the penalty kill over its last seven games. The Rangers are 14-4-2 when they don’t allow a power play goal this season...
NEW YORK, April 17, 2013 –New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that the club has recalled forward Chris Kreider from the Connecticut Whale of the American Hockey League (AHL).
Kreider, 21, has registered one goal and three assists in six games since being assigned to Connecticut on April 3. He has recorded 12 goals and 11 assists for 23...
The Philadelphia Flyers' wins in the last two games are of little consequence to this lost season. Ranked 22nd of the NHL's 30 teams and 11th in the Eastern Conference with five games remaining on their schedule, the playoffs are not a realistic scenario even though Philly is not yet mathematically eliminated.
However, Philadelphia's 7-3 win in Montreal on Monday...
(In light of the events in Boston earlier in the day, we’re going to keep this wrap-up super-short. Each team will be limited to five words to describe them.)
Scott Hartnell recorded a hat trick as Philly downed Montreal 7-3. Claude Giroux, Wayne Simmonds and Jakub Voracek each also scored for the Flyers.
SPIN-PHI: Flyers show their full potential. SPIN-MTL: Good teams win this...
Inconsistency has been the hallmark of the New York Rangers' season - one that could end without a playoff appearance if they can't finally conquer the problem over the last six games.
The Rangers look to bounce back from a lackluster loss when they continue a season-closing stretch against teams out of playoff position by hosting the Florida Panthers on Thursday night....
The Philadelphia Flyers came into tonight’s contest seven points behind the New York Rangers for the eighth and final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. With six games remaining in the shortened season, the Flyers needed to play perfect hockey for the remainder of the season in order to keep their playoff hopes alive. The [...]
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The NHL Draft lottery-bound Philadelphia Flyers (17-21-3) are on the road tonight, taking on the playoff-bound Montreal Canadiens (26-10-3) at the Bell Centre. The game starts at 7:30 p.m. and will broadcast locally on CSN Philly and nationally in Canada on French-language sports network RDS.
This is the third and final meeting between the teams this season...
The Philadelphia Flyers did the Sabres a solid by kicking the NY Rangers on Tuesday night. The Winnipeg Jets refused to help the Sabres, who sit all alone in tenth place (42 points) with five games remaining. If Buffalo are going to make a serious move to secure a share of the eight-seed, they have no choice other than to win its next two games in regulation: at Boston tonight and at home to...