from the Rangers:
NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES
New York Rangers 3, Philadelphia Flyers 5 (Preseason Game No. 3, Away No. 2)
-The Rangers were defeated by the Philadelphia Flyers, 5-3, tonight at Wells Fargo Center, and are now 1-1-1 in preseason action.
-New York notched two power play goals in the second period, from John Mitchell at 10:09 of the period and Brian Boyle at 15:02.
-The Blueshirts out-hit the Flyers, 17-11, in the contest.
-Andreas Thuresson opened the game’s scoring with an even strength goal at 2:36 of the first period, while making his first appearance with the Rangers. He also tied for the team-high with three shots on goal in 9:27 of ice time.
-Brian Boyle registered a team-high, two points, including a power play goal, and also tied for the team-high with three shots on goal in 16:25 of ice time. Boyle has now registered two points (one goal, one assist) in two preseason contests.
-John Mitchell notched a power play goal and logged 20:13 of ice time. He has now recorded one point (goal) in two preseason games.
-Henrik Lundqvist stopped 26 of 30 shots in 59:39 of ice time, and has now turned aside 44 of 49 shots in preseason action.
-Mats Zuccarello and Ryan McDonagh each tallied an assist on John Mitchell’s power play goal, and Dan Girardi recorded an assist on Brian Boyle’s power play goal. McDonagh also led all skaters with 26:27 of ice time, and Dan Girardi logged 25:21 of ice time.
-The Rangers practice schedule for tomorrow, September 27, is 4:15 p.m. (local time) at Tesla Arena in Prague, Czech Republic.
From twitter reports:
Sauer out a week with a sprained shoulder. Thuresson and Deveaux were assigned to Connecticut.
Here is the Rangers’ roster headed to Europe:
PLAYERS ASSIGNED TO CONNECTICUT (AHL) ON 9/26/11:
Forward (2): Andre Deveaux, Andreas Thuresson
NEW YORK RANGERS ACTIVE ROSTER:
Goal (3): Martin Biron, Henrik Lundqvist, Scott Stajcer
Defense (11): Brendan Bell, Stu Bickel, Michael Del Zotto, Steve Eminger, Tim Erixon, Dan Girardi, Ryan McDonagh, Dylan McIlrath, Blake Parlett, Michael Sauer, Marc Staal
Forward (19): Artem Anisimov, Sean Avery, Ryan Bourque, Brian Boyle, Ryan Callahan, Erik Christensen, Brandon Dubinsky, Ruslan Fedotenko, Marian Gaborik, Carl Hagelin, John Mitchell, Kris Newbury, Brandon Prust, Brad Richards, Mike Rupp, Derek Stepan, Dale Weise, Wojtek Wolski, Mats Zuccarello