Found April 03, 2012 on NY Rangers Blog:
The New York Rangers (50-22-7) visit the Philadelphia Flyers (46-24-9) at the Wells Fargo Center starting at 7:00 p.m. For a preview go to Yahoo! Sports. Rangers Game Notes TV: MSG 2 Click here for complete MSG2 channel listings; Radio: Bloomberg Radio 1130AM, XM 212Live Stream (Don't click on ads in stream, may download virus): Lines:Hagelin-Richards-GaborikAnisimov-Stepan-CallahanDubinsky-Boyle-FedotenkoRupp-Mitchell-PrustMcDonagh-GirardiStaal-StralmanDel Zotto-BickelGoaltenders: Henrik Lundqvist - 38-17-5, 1.92 gaa, .930 sv%, 8 so. Ilya Bryzgalov - 32-15-7, 2.46 gaa, .910 sv%, 6 so Opponent Notes:- The Flyers have lost all five match-ups against the Rangers this season by a combined score of 19-8.For more game notes click the "Read More" tab below. - Philad...

Gaborik Joins List of Rangers Elite with More to Come

Marian Gaborik is enjoying only his third year as a member of the New York Rangers organization, but already he is a name that will forever be recognized in Blueshirt history.  Gaborik’s breakaway goal on Tim Thomas in the first period of Sunday’s tilt with the Boston Bruins at Madison Square Garden, as you know, was the Slovak Sniper’s 40th of the 2011-12 season. Anyone...

Lundqvist “questionable” for tomorrow

Per Blueshirt Banter, citing the NHL Network, it appears that Henrik Lundqvist is questionable for Thursday’s showdown against the Penguins. Lundqvist hurt his right forearm after diving to stop a Claude Giroux shot in the second period. He took the shot in the forearm on an unprotected area, and was shown on TV in pain as the second period ended. Personally, I’ve played goalie...

The Line of Hagelin-Richards-Gaborik Clicks For The Rangers

It took long enough, but it looks like Marian Gaborik and Brad Richards are finally clicking the way the Rangers envisioned last July 2nd when they inked Brad Richards to a huge free agent signing. After playing on the same line together with a left wing spot that was basically a revolving door for the [...]

Will playoff inexperience hurt?

With the top seed in the Eastern Conference all but wrapped up (the Rangers need one point in the next three games, or a Pittsburgh loss of any kind), the attention has turned to the playoffs. The Rangers will either get Florida, Washington, or Buffalo in the first round, and it’s tough to say that the Rangers are more experienced than any of those teams in the playoffs. The Rangers...

Flyers’ Briere out indefinitely after hit

The Philadelphia Flyers announced that forward Danny Briere is out indefinitely with an upper-back contusion suffered Sunday when he was decked in the third period by a clean hit from Penguins forward Joe Vitale. That hit helped instigate sparked an on-ice scuffle that resulted in 62 minutes in penalties, including one fighting major for both teams, and the ejections of Philadelphia...

Flyers' Hartnell mocks Hulk Hogan look-a-like fan

Scott Hartnell decided to have a little fun at the expense of a Pittsburgh Penguins' fan on Sunday. During the waning moments of the Philadelphia Flyers' 6-4 victory over their Atlantic Division rival on Sunday, Hartnell mocked the fan - who had a striking resemblance to Hulk Hogan - by doing the former pro wrestler's signature move of cupping his hand to his ear. The...

What Did Lundqvist Say to Hartnell Last Night?

Received a few questions from readers wondering what Henrik Lundqvist said to Scott Hartnell at the end of the game last night. Well here it is courtesy of Mr. Hartnell.@HLundqvist30 asked me if I tipped our last goal in. I said stop playing so good against us. #hesgood #wewillbeatthemwhenitcounts #playoffs— Scott Hartnell (@Hartsy19) April 4, 2012 ...between this and Giroux begging...

Chris Kreider and the playoffs

When it comes to Chris Kreider, most people are on the fence about what to do. Many are of the feeling that Kreider will join the Rangers for the playoffs after the Frozen Four is completed. Others, myself included, believe that he will join the organization, but it will be with the Connecticut Whale. Both sides have compelling arguments. Let’s first kill the first rumor: No one...

Flyers coach Laviolette fined $10,000

Philadelphia Flyers coach Peter Laviolette was fined $10,000 by the NHL for his actions in the waning minutes of Sunday's game against the Pittsburgh Penguins. Laviolette broke a stick and screamed at Penguins head coach Dan Bylsma after Flyers center Daniel Briere was flattened by Pittsburgh's Joe Vitale. Pittsburgh assistant coach Tony Granato, who got between the coaches...

Briere and Grossman Out for Flyers; Laviolette Loses Some Spending Money

Danny Briere was injured by a hit from Pittsburgh Center Joe Vitale. Briere is out indefnitely with a back contusion. The Philadelphia Flyers won an important matchup with the Pittsburgh Penguins yesterday, but the fallout from the game, and the brawl that ensued in the final minutes continued to be felt today. Danny Briere was hit hard late in the game yesterday by Pittsburgh center...

Laviolette, Granato Fined

NEW YORK (April 2, 2012)—Philadelphia Flyers head coach Peter Laviolette and Pittsburgh Penguins assistant coach Tony Granato have been fined $10,000 and $2,500, respectively, for their actions late in NHL Game #1185 at Pittsburgh, Sunday, April 1, the National Hockey League announced today.

Game Preview: Rangers/Flyers

Standings: Flyers (46-24-9), Rangers (50-22-7) NYR Leading Scorer: Marian Gaborik (40-34-74) PHI Leading Scorer: Claude Giroux (28-61-89) NYR Goaltender: Henrik Lundqvist (60 GS, 1.92 GAA, .930 SV%) PHI Goaltender: Ilya Bryzgalov (55 GS, 2.46 GAA, .910 SV%) Rangers Lines (probable): Carl Hagelin-Brad Richards-Marian Gaborik Brandon Dubinsky-Brian Boyle-Ryan Callahan Artem Anisimov...
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