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Winter Classic tale of tape: Rangers vs. Flyers

By Dan Rosen - NHL.com Senior Writer

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Winter Classic tale of tape: Rangers vs. Flyers


How do they stack up?
Rangers Flyers
23-9-4, 50 points
(1st in Atlantic, 1st in East)
2011-12 records 22-10-4, 48 points
(2nd in Atlantic, 4th in East)
7-3-0 Last 10 games 6-3-1
112-107-37-7 All-time record vs. opponent 114-105-37-7
John Tortorella
(378-315-37-64 career record; 117-82-22 with Rangers)
Head coach Peter Laviolette
(341-241-25-55 career record;
97-57-21 with Flyers)
Marian Gaborik, 33 Most points Claude Giroux, 45 (tied for 1st in NHL)
Marian Gaborik, 22 Most goals Claude Giroux and Scott Hartnell, 17
15.2 percent (21st in League) Power play 19.3 percent (8th in League)
86.0 percent (6th in League) Penalty kill 82.4 percent (15th in League)
2nd period
(plus-18 goal differential, 44-26)
Best in what period 1st period
(plus-7 goal differential, 42-35)
17 players Active players under 30 16 players
9 (Martin Biron, Michael Del Zotto, Jeff Woywitka, Marian Gaborik, Marc Staal, Brian Boyle, Ryan McDonagh, Steve Eminger, Wojtek Wolski) First-round draft picks 11 (Braydon Coburn, Brayden Schenn, Sean Couturier, Scott Hartnell, Chris Pronger, James van Riemsdyk, Claude Giroux, Andrei Mezsaros, Danny Briere, Jaromir Jagr, Jakub Voracek)
2 (Carl Hagelin, Stu Bickel) Rookies on active roster 6 (Matt Read, Sean Couturier, Zac Rinaldo, Harry Zolnierczyk, Marc-Andre Bourdon, Brayden Schenn)
2 (Mike Rupp, Erik Christensen) Winter Classic experience 9 (Danny Briere, Matt Carle, Braydon Coburn, Claude Giroux, Scott Hartnell, Maxime Talbot, Kimmo Timonen, James van Riemsdyk, Matt Walker)
 
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