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Jakub Voracek #93 of the Philadelphia Flyers shoots the puck past goalie Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers for a goal during the first period in Game Two of the First Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on April 20, 2014 in New York. (credit: Getty Images)

Flyers Rally To Beat Rangers 4-2, Even Series

Luke Schenn scored the go-ahead goal in the second period, and backup Ray Emery made 31 saves for the Philadelphia Flyers, who rallied to beat the New York Rangers 4-2.

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Steve Mason #35 of the Philadelphia Flyers (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Flyers Could Have Goalie Steve Mason Back For Game 2 Against Rangers

Mason took part in a goalie practice Friday at New York’s Chelsea Piers and said afterward that he is feeling better than he did a few days earlier. He has set his sights on playing Sunday at Madison Square Garden.

04/18/2014

Brad Richards #19 of the New York Rangers (R) celebrates his game-winning goal in the third period along with Ryan McDonagh #27 (L) and Martin St. Louis #26 (C) in Game 1 of the First Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on April 17, 2014. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Rangers Center Brad Richards Has Turned Back The Clock At 33

Expect Richards to continue putting in spirited performances and chipping in key goals and assists. At 33, Richards has turned back the clock.

04/18/2014

Brad Richards celebrates his goal in the third period against the Philadelphia Flyers in Game 1 at Madison Square Garden on April 17, 2014. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Richards Shines In Game 1 As Rangers Maintain Home Mojo Over Flyers

One down, three to go. The Blueshirts haven’t lost to Philadelphia at Madison Square Garden since March 6, 2011, outscoring the Flyers 35-10 in that span.

04/18/2014

Rangers winger Rick Nash (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

PHOTO: Rangers Fan Has Back Of Head Designed Like Rick Nash’s Face

We know that hockey fans are extremely devoted. But this? This might be a bit much.

04/17/2014

Rick Nash skates against the Philadelphia Flyers at the Wells Fargo Center on March 26, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Is This Rick Nash’s Time To Shine? Rangers Hope So

This could be Nash’s chance to truly endear himself to Blueshirts fans by putting in some dominant performances against the hated Flyers, starting tonight.

04/17/2014

Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Rangers Ready To Begin Stanley Cup Quest Against Bitter Rival Flyers

It doesn’t matter if these longtime rivals are in the Patrick, Atlantic, or newly formed Metropolitan Division, when New York and Philadelphia clash, it is every bit of a backyard brawl.

04/17/2014

Rick Nash #61 of the New York Rangers (R) celebrates his game-winning goal at 18:18 of the third period along with Raphael Diaz #4 (L) against the Buffalo Sabres at Madison Square Garden on April 10, 2014. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Silverman: Battle With Flyers Just First Step For Much-Improved Rangers

This time, the Rangers are not burdened by an overbearing coach who specialized in wearing down his players instead of building them up.

04/16/2014

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Flyers Encourage Fans To Unfriend Rangers Fans On Facebook

The Rangers-Flyers first-round playoff series is set to begin on Thursday at Madison Square Garden, but the nastiness has already begun.

04/16/2014

Martin St. Louis (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Martin St. Louis Ready For First Taste Of Rangers-Flyers Playoff Rivalry

Rangers forward Martin St. Louis is finally comfortable at MSG, just in time for his introduction to one of the fiercest rivalries in the NHL.

04/16/2014

Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers. (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

New York Rangers Tickets Highest Priced In NHL For 1st Round Series Against Flyers

Since these two teams are no strangers to each other on the ice, it’s not surprising the playoff prices would increase once the Flyers showed up on the Rangers’ playoff schedule.

04/15/2014

(L-R) Matt Irwin #52, Martin Havlat #9 and Patrick Marleau #12 of the San Jose Sharks during the NHL game against the Phoenix Coyotes at Jobing.com Arena on April 12, 2014 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Hartnett’s Fearless 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs Predictions

Any goalie can catch fire and carry a team to glory, one key injury can suddenly decimate the hopes of a legitimate Cup contender and an unheralded player can step forward and have the series of his life.

04/15/2014

Jakub Voracek #93 of the Philadelphia Flyers controls the puck against Ryan McDonagh #27 of the New York Rangers at Wells Fargo Center on October 24, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Rivalry Renewed — Rangers-Flyers Playoffs Preview

It’s been 17 years since the Rangers and Flyers met in the playoffs. There’s a sense of enormity brewing ahead of what should be a memorable, tightly fought, blood-and-guts kind of series.

04/14/2014

Brad Richards and Chris Kreider of the New York Rangers battle for the puck against the Philadelphia Flyers at the Wells Fargo Center on October 24, 2013. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

Rangers Playoff Schedule: Dates, Times For Opening Series Against Flyers

“It’s a pretty good rivalry,” Rangers forward Brian Boyle said last week, “because we hate each other.” Here’s what you’ll need to know to set the DVR.

04/14/2014

Rick Nash of the New York Rangers celebrates scoring his team's fourth goal against the Edmonton Oilers at Rexall Place on March 30, 2014 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Make No Mistake, Nash Is A Game-Changer Who Gets Way Too Much Grief

He probably won’t win the Maurice “Rocket” Richard Trophy again, nor will he “freight train” opponents for the entirety of 60 minutes — but there’s no doubting the unmistakable game-changing value that Rick Nash brings to the Rangers.

04/11/2014

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