clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Rangers vs. Flyers: Open Game Thread

New, comments

Please use this as your open game thread.

Philadelphia Flyers v New York Rangers Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images

The New York Rangers (32-33-8, 74 points) head to Philadelphia to take on the Flyers (37-25-12, 86 points) in a Metropolitan Division matchup. Ondrej Pavelec is making his return to the lineup where he will serve as the backup to Alexandar Georgiev.

Henrik Lundqvist will not dress as a result of soreness stemming from a bump taken in the third period against the Columbus Blue Jackets.

Here is the projected lineup from NHL.com

Chris Kreider -- Mika Zibanejad -- Jesper Fast

Vladislav Namestnikov -- Kevin Hayes -- Mats Zuccarello

Jimmy Vesey -- Ryan Spooner -- Pavel Buchnevich

Cody McLeod -- David Desharnais -- Paul Carey

Marc Staal -- Neal Pionk

Brady Skjei -- Ryan Sproul

Rob O’Gara -- John Gilmour

Alexandar Georgiev

Ondrej Pavelec

And here’s a pregame look from Justin Tasch


Try and enjoy the game!

---

In addition here are some general notes I like to remind you all about.

1) Thanks for being here, and we look forward to continuing to provide you with top-to-bottom quality New York Rangers content across all mediums. Consider liking us on Facebook, and following us on Twitter (handles below):

@Blueshirtbanter -- the official handle of the website

@JoeFortunatoBSB -- Joe Fortunato

@DigdeepBSB -- Mike Murphy

@BethMachlan -- Beth Machlan

@Kpower90 -- Kevin Powers

@HayyyShayyy -- Shayna

@AdamZHerman -- Adam Herman

@TomUrtzJr -- Me

@Katpeogh -- Pat

@Realallinhockey -- Scott

@JackMcKenna -- Jack

2) Remember to subscribe to the podcast (iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play, or Blog Talk Radio directly). Leave us a five-star rating, a nice comment, and tell your friends. It goes a long way to spreading the show and we’re very thankful for all the support.

3) If you are able, please donate to the Patreon for the podcast. We’ve worked really hard to get the show up and running, and we’ve been investing the donation dollars back into the show’s equipment to make it a better experience for you. It also helps put a little money in our pocket. Even if you just enjoy the website, anything helps (if you can).