Courtesy of the NYR:
-The Rangers concluded a back-to-back set with a 3-2 victory against the Philadelphia Flyers tonight at Wells Fargo Center.
-New York improved to 1-1-0 overall in preseason action, including a 1-1-0 mark on the road.
-The Rangers out-shot the Flyers, 23-18, including an 8-3 advantage in the first period.
-The Blueshirts held the Flyers scoreless in three power play attempts against (6:00), and are now 6-6 on the penalty kill in preseason action.
-The Rangers out-hit the Flyers, 23-16, including six players who were credited with two or more hits in the contest.
-Derick Brassard tallied two points, including the game’s opening goal and the primary assist on the game-winning goal, and posted a plus-two rating in 17:49 of ice time.
-Benoit Pouliot notched the game-winning goal at 5:30 of the third period, and posted a plus-two rating in 14:16 of ice time while making his Rangers debut.
-Darroll Powe registered a goal, was credited with three hits, and won 5-8 faceoffs (63%) in 11:38 of ice time.
-Martin Biron turned aside all six shots faced through the game’s opening 31:22 to earn Third Star honors.
-Cam Talbot stopped 10 of 12 shots faced in 28:38 of ice time to earn the win, and improves to 1-0-0 in two preseason contests.
-Dylan McIlrath tallied an assist on the game-winning goal and was credited with two hits in 11:31 of ice time.
-Mats Zuccarello recorded the primary assist on the game’s opening goal, registered three shots on goal, and posted a plus-two rating in 14:58 of ice time.
-Anton Stralman registered an assist, led all skaters with four shots on goal, and posted a plus-two rating in a game-high, 25:34 of ice time.
-Andrew Yogan and Conor Allen each tallied an assist on Powe’s second period goal.
-Michael Kantor was credited with a game-high, six hits in 11:12 of ice time.
-The Blueshirts will hold two practice sessions, at 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m., tomorrow, September 18, at MSG Training Center.
-The Rangers will return to action when they face-off against the Calgary Flames on Monday, September 23, at Scotiabank Saddledome (9:00 p.m. – TV: MSG Network), to begin a three-game Western Canada road trip.