The Philadelphia Flyers fell to 13-7-3 on the season as they were shut out by the New York Rangers today in Madison Square Garden. The Rangers are now only two points behind the Flyers for second place in the Atlantic Division.
The two teams total shots on goal were relatively equal – 32 for the Rangers, 29 for the Fylers – and both teams were equal in penalty minutes and giveaways. The Rangers had five more takeaways however, and the Flyers finished with 12 more hits. The Flyers were zero for two on powerplays; the Rangers were one for two.
Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist recorded his second shutout of the season, saving all 29 shots against him.
The loss snapped Philadelphia's modest two-game winning streak. The don't play again until next weekend when they travel to Anaheim and Phoenix for back-to-back road games, and finish off the road trip with the Sabers on Wednesday.
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