New York Rangers Play “A-very” Good Game In Win Over Flyers

March 14th, 2010 by Greg Caggiano Leave a reply »
The fans at MSG chanted Sean Avery’s name this afternoon as his two goals helped propel the Rangers to a 3-1 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers. Old time hockey made it’s long-awaited return to a Rangers’ game as the tilt was chippy from start to finish.

The Rangers fell behind early when Danny Briere scored just over four minutes in to get the Flyers on the board. As usual, the Rangers got off to a slow start in an afternoon game. They never seem to have their heads and legs in the game for these early games, but they would get better as it moved on.

Avery would net his first of two less than two minutes into the second period, when Wade Redden took a shot from the point that took a crazy bounce off a defender in front and landed right on the tape of Avery’s stick.

Three minutes later, Michal Rozsival would score his third goal of the season (first on the powerplay) when he took a bomb of a slapshot from the point that went off the post and in. That would be Rozsival’s 20th powerplay goal as a Ranger, over the course of the last five seasons. Erik Christensen would assist on both goals while Redden ...

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