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.
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.
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.
Kevin has followed and promoted the game of lacrosse since May 19, 1974.
The same day the Philadelphia Flyers won the Cup, the Philadelphia Wings were introduced to Neibauer and Philadelphia.
Kevin has covered many sports, including baseball, football, basketball, and.. lacrosse. A former licensed football referee and baseball umpire, Kevin brings a unique insight to his game coverage.
A published writer in JustHockey Magazine, Kevin covered the American Hockey League as well as a monthly story on a pugilist where Kevin used the pen name, The Rink Rat. Neibauer turned his attentions to lacrosse for a few years and does his part, whether podcasting or writing to grow the game. Kevin branched out to his roots and currently provides insight for all Philadelphia teams for Edge of Philly as well as his full-time duties with LaxPhilly.