When this article hits the web, the Rangers-Flyers series will be roughly 13 hours away from puck drop. Needless to say, we're very close to getting the postseason underway, and we've got some updates to get you ready. Here are your morning notes.
We learned a lot about what Thursday night's lineups will look like, with Steve Mason out, Ryan McDonagh in, and some other updates. [Blueshirt Banter] [ESPN NY] [Rangers Rants] [Blueshirts Blog] [Newsday]
Derrick Brassard? He's a go for the series opener. [NY Post]
The Rangers should take down the Flyers in five games, writes Larry Brooks. [NY Post]