GameNite: Rangers and Flyers 7:30PM MSG

Game Notes from the Rangers:

  • The Rangers will face-off against the Philadelphia Flyers at Wells Fargo Center (7:30 p.m. — TV: MSG Network; Radio: Bloomberg Radio), to begin a three-game road trip. The Blueshirts currently rank third in the Atlantic Division standings, and rank eighth in the Eastern Conference, with a record of 15-13-3 (33 pts).  The Flyers enter the contest with a 13-16-2 (28 pts) record to rank 13th in the Eastern Conference, and have lost three of their last four games. Following tomorrow’s contest, the Rangers will return to action when they face-off against the Ottawa Senators on Thursday, Mar. 28, at Scotiabank Place (7:30 p.m.), as they continue their three-game road trip.
  • 2013: Tonight is the fourth of five meetings this season, and the second of three meetings at Wells Fargo Center. The Rangers are 2-1-0 (2-0-0 at home; 0-1-0 on the road), following a 4-2 win on Mar. 5 at MSG. Each contest has been decided by two or fewer goals, including two games seperated by one goal. The Rangers’ power play is 3-10 (30.0%) in the season series. Ryan Callahan leads all skaters with three goals, and has registered a team-high, four points in three games. Henrik Lundqvist is 2-1-0 with a 1.68 GAA and .941 Sv%.
  • he Rangers have won 10 of their last 11 games against the Flyers, dating back to a 7-0 win at MSG on Mar. 6, 2011. The Blueshirts have out-scored the Flyers, 41-18, over the span.
  • The Blueshirts have won four of their last five games at Philadelphia, out-scoring the Flyers, 17-11, over the span