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TALE OF THE TAPE: Flyers vs. Rangers

Storylines and stats to compare the Flyers and Rangers First Round Series

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TALE OF THE TAPE: Flyers vs. Rangers
Storylines and stats to compare the Flyers and Rangers First Round Series


* The Flyers face off against the Rangers for the 11th time in franchise history, going 6-4 in the previous series…
* This is the first time the two teams have met in the playoffs since the 1997 Eastern Conference Final, which the Flyers won 4 games to 1,
* The Flyers own a 27-20 record in the playoffs against the Rangers (17-10 at home & 10-10 at MSG)
* The Flyers have won their last five playoff games at MSG with their last playoff loss at the Garden coming on Apr. 12, 1987.

10 previous Stanley Cup Playoff Series: Flyers lead, 6-4
1974: Semifinal (Flyers, 4 games to 3)
1979: Quarterfinal (Rangers, 4 games to 1)
1980: Quarterfinal (Flyers, 4 games to 1)
1982: Division Semifinal (Rangers, 3 games to 1)
1983: Division Semifinal (Rangers, 3 games to 0)
1985: Division Semifinal (Flyers, 3 games to 0)
1986: Division Semifinal (Rangers, 3 games to 2)
1987: Division Semifinal (Flyers, 4 games to 2)
1995: Eastern Conference Semifinal (Flyers, 4 games to 0)
1997: Eastern Conference Final (Flyers, 4 games to 1)


FLYERS: 2-2-0
RANGERS: 2-2-0

H: Oct. 24 (W):
FLYERS 2, RANGERS 1      (RECAP  &  BOXSCORE)
A: Jan. 12 (L): RANGERS 4, FLYERS 1       (RECAP  &  BOXSCORE)
H: Mar. 1 (W): FLYERS 4, RANGERS 2        (RECAPBOXSCORE)
A: Mar. 26 (L): RANGERS 3, FLYERS 1       (RECAP  &  BOXSCORE)










#28 - Claude Giroux
32 career games
30 points (6g-24a)

#40 - Vincent Lecavalier
56 career games
34 points (17g-17a)

#93 - Jakub Voracek
18 career games
14 points (8g-6a)

#17 - Wayne Simmonds
19 career games
12 points (7g-5a)

#10 - Brayden Schenn
12 career games
4 points (3g-1a)
#26 Martin St. Louis
46 career games
58 points (15g-43a)

#61 Rick Nash
15 career games
14 points (7g-7a)

#19 Brad Richards
45 career games
43 points (11g-32a)

#5 Dan Girardi
45 career games
23 points (0g-23a)

#20 Chris Kreider
4 career games
5 points (3g-2a)




PHILADELPHIA FLYERS
#29 - Ray Emery
* In 10 career games against the Rangers, Emery has seven victories, posting a 7-2-0 record to go along with a 1.87 goals-against average and .936 save percentage, including two shutouts.
* Emery has appeared in 36 career Stanley Cup Playoff games, including five Stanley Cup Final games with the Ottawa Senators in 2007, going 20-15 overall with a 2.57 GAA and .903 save percentage.

#35 - Steve Mason
* Listed as day-to-day with an upper-body injury suffered at Pittsburgh on Apr. 12, where he also appeared in his 300th game in the NHL.
* Against the Rangers, Mason owns a 4-1-1 record with a 2.49 goals-against average and .928 save percentage in seven career appearances, which includes going 2-1-0 this season.
* Mason tied a career-high in wins this season with 33, the most since his rookie season in 2008-09 when he won the NHL's Calder Trophy as Rookie of the Year.

NEW YORK RANGERS
#30 - Henrik Lundqvist
* Finished the season with an 8-2-1 record, 1.89 goals-against-average and a .935 save percentage in his last 11 starts.
* He is the first goalie in NHL history to reach the 30-win mark in eight of his first nine NHL seasons and only NHL goalie with an active streak of nine straight 20-win seasons
* Against the Flyers Lundqvist has a career mark of 27-13-3 record with a 2.49 GAA and four shutouts in 45 appearances.
* In the Playoffs, Lundqvist owns a 30-37-8 record with a 2.28 goals-against average and .920 save percentage.

#33 - Cam Talbot
* Recorded a 12-6-1 record with three shutouts and a 1.64 GAA and .941 save percentage in his first season in the NHL.
* Made his NHL debut vs. Philadelphia on Oct. 24 of this season, taking a 2-1 loss.
* Has held opponents to two goals or fewer in 15 of his 18 career starts.



Overall record
42-30-10--94pts
Home record
24-14-3
Road record
18-16-7
One-goal games
17-8-10
Scoring first
29-5-5
Opponent scoring first
13-25-5
Outshooting opponent
22-14-3
POWER PLAY: 8th in NHL
Overall: 19.7% (58-for-294)
HOME: 15.1% (24-for-159)
ROAD: 25.2% (34-for-135)

PENALTY KILL: 7th in NHL
Overall: 84.8% (268-for-316: 48 GA)
HOME: 83.7% (128-for-153: 25 GA)
ROAD:  85.9% (140-for-163: 23 GA)

LEADERS
Points: Claude Giroux (86)
Goals: Wayne Simmonds (29)
Assists: Claude Giroux (58)

MONTHLY RECORDS

October
3-8-0
November
9-4-2
December
8-4-2
January
6-7-2
February
4-1-0
March
9-3-2
April
3-3-2

Overall record
45-31-6--96pts
Home record:
20-17-4
Road record
25-14-2
One-goal games
17-14-6
Scoring first
31-5-2
Opponent scoring first
14-26-4
Outshooting opponent
29-22-3
POWER PLAY: 15th in NHL
Overall: 18.2% (48-for-264)
HOME: 15.2% (20-for-132)
ROAD: 21.2% (28-for-132)

PENALTY KILL: 3rd in NHL
Overall: 85.3% (198-for-232: 34GA)
HOME: 84.8% (89-for-105: 16GA)
ROAD: 95.8% (109-for-127: 18GA)

LEADERS
Points: Martin St. Louis (69)
Goals: Martin St. Louis (30)
Assists: Zuccarello & Stepan (40)

MONTHLY RECORDS

October
5-7-0
November
9-6-0
December
6-6-2
January
10-4-1
February
3-1-0
March
9-6-1
April
3-1-2


SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 x - NYR 73 47 19 7 224 168 101
2 MTL 75 46 21 8 197 167 100
3 TBL 75 46 22 7 244 194 99
4 NYI 75 44 26 5 228 208 93
5 PIT 74 40 23 11 204 186 91
6 DET 73 39 22 12 212 201 90
7 WSH 74 40 24 10 215 182 90
8 OTT 73 37 25 11 213 195 85
9 BOS 74 36 25 13 195 193 85
10 FLA 74 34 26 14 184 202 82
11 PHI 75 30 29 16 196 216 76
12 NJD 74 31 31 12 166 189 74
13 CBJ 73 34 35 4 198 228 72
14 CAR 73 27 36 10 170 201 64
15 TOR 75 27 42 6 194 241 60
16 BUF 74 20 46 8 141 249 48

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Voracek 75 21 53 7 74
C. Giroux 74 22 46 1 68
W. Simmonds 75 28 22 -5 50
M. Streit 75 9 36 -10 45
B. Schenn 75 14 25 -7 39
S. Couturier 75 13 17 1 30
M. Read 73 7 22 -7 29
M. Del Zotto 57 9 19 -5 28
M. Raffl 60 19 6 6 25
V. Lecavalier 51 7 11 -10 18
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
S. Mason 15 17 10 .926 2.25
R. Emery 10 10 6 .892 3.15
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