Flyers Inch Closer to Top…of the Bottom

The New York Rangers (48-21-6) inch closer to the top of the Division Standings while the Philadelphia Flyers (23-30-11) are next to last in the Conference.

How Bad Was This One?

The old adage is,”You Can’t Tell Who the Players are Without a scorecard”.

That was the case in the 4-0 Rangers victory.

Carter Hart, Rasmus Ristolainen, Cam York, Nate Thompson, Patrick Brown and Cam Atkinson all missed the game due to various maladies.

Feliz Sandstrom stopped 30 of 33 New York shots and was upstaged by Alexander Georgiev with his 28 saves.

“(Georgiev) was excellent, real strong game,He was the difference for us.” Rangers Head Coach, Gerard Gallant.

To the Game..

After a scoreless opening 10:20, Kaapo Kakka scored his first of two on the night with helpers from, Barclay Goodrow and K’Andre Miller.

That would be all the scoring in the opening twenty minutes.

Onward..

Kakko added his second and 7th on the season at 8:22 with Filip Chytil setting the table.

Artemi Panarin (22) from Jacob Trouba with 8:57 to play, gave the Rangers an insurmountable, 3-0 lead after forty minutes

Adding insult to injury, Andrew Copp put one in an empty Philadelphia net to create the 4-0 final.

Facts:

Philadelphia falls to 13-25 at home and on a three game losing string being outscored 18-5 in the three games

New York have won of five ang goes to 24-15 on the road.

Flyers Whire-Waahed

Gary Groob
Gary Groob

Gary Groob has been involved with Lacrosse for the majority of his life, whether playing, coaching, or covering the sport for the media.

An avid fan, with a real drive about helping to “grow the game”, Gary became part of podcasts about the game in 2010. Through the podcasts, Mr. Groob was given an opportunity to write about lacrosse, and the rest as they say, is history.

Through many miles (flying and driving) Gary has made inroads with the National Lacrosse League, Major Series Lacrosse League, the Ontario Lacrosse Association, as well as the Arena Lacrosse League, covering the leagues, their teams, and players, working for, and in concert with all of them.

In the year 2020, Mr. Groob was made the media person for the Arena Lacrosse League, voted onto the board of directors of the Brampton Excelsiors Lacrosse Club, as well as being made administrator of the Lacrosse page “Global Lacrosse” with a membership of 9000 members in over 90 Countries. Gary was also made an administrator of Lacrosse History Past Present and Future in 2022.

Mr. Groob co-hosts a weekly Lacrosse show on Spanglish Sports World, and ZingoTV channel 250, as well as writes a weekly lacrosse column for La Portada Canada News (both in print, and online).

Gary also hosts a Lacrosse talk show and podcast for The Edge of Philly Sports Network, seen live Sunday nights at 9pm (ET), and archived on the Edge of Philly YouTube page, as well as Spotify.

Mr. Groob’s other sports interests include Hockey, Football, Boxing, Wrestling, and Baseball, competing competitively in Boxing and Wrestling for many years.

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