New York Rangers defenseman Marc Staal made his return to the lineup after a nearly yearlong absence from a concussion.
The Rangers will be taking on the Philadelphia Flyers at 3 p.m. in the Winter Classic – the NHL’s annual outdoor game.
The fierce, long-standing rivalry between the New York Rangers and Philadelphia Flyers could reach new heights at the 2012 NHL Winter Classic at Citizens Bank Park.
The Rangers have placed Avery on waivers just days ahead of Monday’s much-anticipated Winter Classic showdown, according to TSN’s Bob McKenzie.
Former Ranger Eric Lindros has mended broken bridges with his original team, the Philadelphia Flyers and will represent them for the first time in 11 years in the 2012 Winter Classic.
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.
Rangers president Glen Sather did his best Rex Ryan impression on Monday. Let’s hope HBO’s “24/7″ cameras were rolling.
The Philadelphia Flyers will host the New York Rangers in the NHL Winter Classic on Jan. 2 at Citizens Bank Park.
The upcoming 2012 Winter Classic between the Rangers and Flyers was first reported in May. Now it’s been confirmed — reportedly.
The Rangers will be ringing in the new year — a day late — when they visit the Flyers at Citizens Bank Park for the NHL’s 2012 Winter Classic, according to CSNPhilly.com and the Philadelphia Inquirer.