The 2012 Winter Classic showed a national audience what New York Rangers fans have known all along, that they’re superior to the rival Philadelphia Flyers.
When the final horn sounded, it would seem fans, viewers and everyone in between were left with one heck of an afternoon.
The 24/7 series returned with the first of four episodes taking us up to Winter Classic on Jan. 2. If you missed it, Neil Keefe gives the four most intriguing figures and some of his favorite moments from the first hour of the best sports reality show on TV.
The New Jersey Devils shuttered out of the gates in their season opener as they were defeated by the Philadelphia Flyers, 3-0.
The heated affair between the Rangers and Flyers is just a preview to a feud that will continue between the Atlantic Division contenders all season. Expect fireworks when the two meet at MSG on November 26th.
The Flyers look to continue their recent dominance against the visiting Islanders as the Atlantic Division foes meet Thursday night.
Ville Leino had a goal and assist in the first period, and Mike Richards added a short-handed tally in the second for the road-tested Philadelphia Flyers, who held on for a 3-2 victory over the New York Rangers on Sunday night.
Mike Richards scored a tiebreaking goal early in the third period to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a 5-3 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Saturday.
The Philadelphia Flyers weren’t doing much with their power-play chances in their first eight games, but they’ve scored at least once with the man advantage in five consecutive wins. That’s more bad news than the reeling New York Islanders need to hear.