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Tale of the Tape

Tale of the Tape: Flyers visit Rangers

Wednesday, 03.26.2014 / 12:21 AM / Tale of the Tape

By John Kreiser - NHL.com Columnist

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Tale of the Tape: Flyers visit Rangers
Tale of the Tape: Philadelphia Flyers visit New York Rangers on Wednesday Night Rivalry.

Three weeks into the season, the Philadelphia Flyers and New York Rangers were scrambling to end slumps that threatened to keep them out of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Things have changed a lot since then: They will meet at Madison Square Garden in this week's Wednesday Night Rivalry game (8 p.m. ET; NBCSN, RDS, TSN2) with the winner having the inside track on second place in the Metropolitan Division and home-ice advantage in the first round of the playoffs -- likely against the loser.

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38-27-7 (3rd, Metropolitan) 2013-14 Record 40-29-4 (2nd, Metropolitan)
1817-1250-457-101 All-Time Record 2601-2511-808-95
118-113-37-7 Head-to-Head Regular-Season Record 120-111-37-7
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Streak vs. Opponent
0-1-0
0-7-0 @ New York Home/Road Streak vs. Opponent
7-0-0 vs. Flyers
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9 Hall of Fame members
50
Bob Clarke Most Famous Alumnus
Mark Messier
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Hart Trophy Winners
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36 Postseason Appearances
55
Jaromir Jagr (2011-12) Best Player in Common
Jaromir Jagr (2004-08)

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