Rangers vs. Flyers (Game 1)

The New York Rangers host the Philadelphia Flyers for Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals at Madison Square Garden starting at 7:00 p.m. For a preview, visit Yahoo! Sports.

TV: MSG Radio: ESPN Radio (98.7 FM)

Live Stream (Don’t click on ads in stream, may download virus):

Probable Line-up:
Nash-Stepan-St. Louis


Henrik Lundqvist – 33-24-5, 2.36 gaa, .920 sv%, 5 so

Ray Emery – 9-12-2, 2.96 gaa, .903 sv%, 2 so

Opponent Notes:
– Philadelphia has won six of the first 10 postseason meetings against the Rangers, including the last three.

– The Flyers last win at Madison Square Garden was a 4-2 victory on February 20, 2011.

– Ray Emery is 7-2 with a 1.87 GAA and .936 save percentage in 10 career games against the Rangers.

– The Flyers were 21-2-1 this season when Claude Giroux netted a goal and 33-15-4 when he recorded at least one point.

– Jakub Voracek has points in four of his last five games (2g, 4a).

– Wayne Simmonds has three goals in the last three games.

– Scott Hartnell is goalless in his last nine games.

– Mark Streit finished the season on a six game point streak (1g, 9a).

– Vincent Lecavalier is pointless in his last three games.

– Zac Rinaldo finished the season with a team leading 153 penalty minutes.

– As if you needed anything to pump you up right now, here’s Hockey Night In Canada’s ridiculous playoff opening promo from last night…

Series Schedule:
Game 1, April 17 Rangers vs. Flyers at MSG
Game 2, April 20 Rangers vs. Flyers at MSG
Game 3, April 22 Rangers @ Flyers at Philadelphia
Game 4, April 25 Rangers @ Flyers at Philadelphia
Game 5, April 27 Rangers vs. Flyers at MSG*
Game 6, April 29 Rangers @ Flyers at Philadelphia*
Game 7, April 30 Rangers vs. Flyers at MSG*

* = if necessary

Opponent Blog:
Broad Street Hockey


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