Tune in at 7:00 PM ET as the Rangers take on the Flyers. Navin Vaswani will be liveblogging for your enjoyment.
Rangers and Flyers, coming up.
Flyers need a win. They're 0-3, with a -8 goal differential.
The Rangers are 1-2. They've allowed the most goals so far in the East.
Lundqvist and Bryzgalov in net. Lundqvist has an un-Lundqvist-like .877 SV% in three games.
It's a tricky one. I don't think both teams are as bad as they've played, especially not the Flyers. But injuries are a concern in Philly early in the season. I think Philly gets their first win tonight, at home.
We're underway in the 1st period in Philly.
Richards, Nash, and Gaborik on the top line for New York, as an early offside call stops play, against the Flyers.
19:10 Icing call against NY. Luke Schenn just got back before Pyatt.
Rangers with a good shift in the Philly zone, able to cycle the puck. Shot from the point by McDonagh's shot from the point stopped and held by Bryzgalov.
Asham also out of the NY lineup. But, let's face it, he's awful.
We've got a fight: Bickel and Sestito.
Sestito laid a big hit, and Bickel jumped in.
Bickel with a right sends Sestito down to the ice. I'll give Bickel the decision.
Sestito with a clean hit on Halpern, and Bickel stood up for his teammate. I'm not a fan of the fight after a clean hit, but they happen regularly.
Bickel actually gets 2 for interference, and 5 for fighting. Sestito gets 2 for instigating, 5 for fighting, and extra 10.
Teams are still 5 on 5, as a centring pass by Couturier is deflected up and out of play. Slow start to this game.
Yes, Bickel should be getting in the instigator. And Sestito the interference.
16:20 Low shot by Simmonds turned away by Lundqvist.
No Brayden Schenn tonight, only Luke, his inferior brother, thanks to a suspension.
15:49 Penalty called against New York. Girardi for boarding Simmonds.
Simmonds stayed on his feet, and still controlled the puck, but he was pushed into the glass by Girardi.
Flyers to the PP. They're 1/15 this season.
Rangers have killed 14/17 penalties on the season.
15:00 Rangers clear, 1:10 left in the Girardi minor.
Thanks for the update, rowdy.
14:00 PP is over. Only one shot, a Gervais number, stopped by Lundqvist.
13:30 Icing against the Rangers.
13:18 Grossman with a big hit on Gaborik near the end of the Flyers bench. Gaborik slow to get up, but he's okay. Now play stops, as Lundqvist holds on to a shot from the LW. TV timeout.