Buzz: Three of the Rangers Games Will Be In Philly/Five Times Against Pittsburgh

According to Frank Seravalli of the Philly Daily News, the Rangers and Flyers will play five times this season and three of the games will be in Philadelphia.

He also notes that the Rangers will play the Penguins five teams. Three of those games are likely to be at MSG.

  • The Penguins play the Rangers and Islanders five times.
  • The Flyers play the Rangers and Devils five times.
  • The Devils play the Flyers and Islanders five times.
  • The Islanders play the Penguins and Devils five times.

He notes that the Rangers have the toughest schedule in the Atlantic division with the extra game coming against the Flyers and the Penguins.

This report is consistent with the unconfirmed schedule leak from yesterday.

If the unconfirmed schedule is to be used, then six of the Rangers first seven games will be against the Bruins, Penguins and Flyers.