Eastern Conference Quartefinals
New York Rangers defenseman Dan Girardi practiced Friday and is expected to play in Game 2 of the playoff series with Pittsburgh on Saturday night.
Daniel Carcillo and Benoit Pouliot scored second-period goals, and the New York Rangers advanced to the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs with a 2-1 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers in Game 7 on Wednesday night.
The Pens advanced to the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs on Monday night, but their second round opponent is still unknown as it will come down to either the Rangers or Flyers.
The Philadelphia Inquirer’s Sam Carchidi joined John Phillips Thursday night on “The Late Shift” to talk about the Flyers and Rangers series. The Rangers currently lead the Flyers 2-1 heading into Game 4 in Philadelphia.