Yevgeni Medvedev, Brayden Schenn, Sam Gagner scored one goal each. Shayne Gostisbehere added two more. Steve Mason made 29 saves and the Philadelphia Flyers defeated the New York Rangers 5-3 Tuesday night at the Wells Fargo Center.
The Flyers trimmed their roster on Tuesday, sending three players back to juniors and releasing one more from an amateur tryout.
Nicolas Aubé-Kubel, Samuel Dove-McFalls and Philippe Myers have all been returned to their respective QMJHL clubs (the Val-d'or Foreurs, Saint John Sea Dogs and Rouyn-Noranda Huskies), while Luke Philip was dismissed from his amateur tryout.
The Philadelphia Flyers will have a full compliment of players as they kick off their preseason home schedule against the New York Rangers tonight. This is the first of two preseason meetings between the Metropolitan Division rivals. Game time is 7:00.
Hello and welcome to the Tuesday edition of Between the Pipes. Hockey season has officially started as there were 12 preseason games played on Monday, with the Flyers and Islanders splitting their squads between Allentown and Brooklyn. With excitement and anticipation growing, let's take a look at a few headlines from around the league.
Dave Hakstol got off on the right foot with his new job Monday night. Jakub Voracek had a goal and two assists, and five different Flyers scored as Philadelphia downed the New York Islanders, 5-3, on Monday night at PPL Center.