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    NHL Game Summary - NY Rangers at Philadelphia



    (Tuesday, April 16th)

    Final Score: Philadelphia 4, NY Rangers 2

    Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - Steve Mason posted 38 saves to notch his first victory as a Flyer and help Philadelphia keep its slim playoff chances alive with a 4-2 triumph over the New York Rangers on Tuesday at Wells Fargo Center.

    Mason had dropped back-to-back decisions since coming over from Columbus on April 3, but the 24-year-old netminder turned away all but one of the 17 shots he faced in the third to send the Flyers to their second straight victory.

    "It was an important game for myself and the team," Mason said. "This was a must-win in terms of the playoff race with them being in the eighth playoff spot right now. That was a big win."

    Kimmo Timonen tallied a goal and an assist, while Brayden Schenn, Erik Gustafsson and Jakub Voracek each scored once for Philadelphia, which moved within five points of the Rangers for the eighth and final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference with five games left.

    Derek Stepan and Mats Zuccarello netted a goal apiece, while Henrik Lundqvist allowed three goals on 21 shots for the Rangers, who had won two straight.

    "We just couldn't solve Mason," Rangers coach John Tortorella admitted. "We developed some offense, we couldn't solve Mason."

    With 46 points, New York sits tied with Winnipeg, which beat Tampa Bay Tuesday, for the No. 8 seed in the East. The Rangers, though, do have a game in hand.

    New York cut into its deficit just 2:54 into the second when Zuccarello fired a wrister from the right circle that whizzed past Mason to make it 2-1, but the Flyers answered at the midpoint of the frame on Timonen's fifth of the year.

    After Rangers winger Ryan Clowe was whistled for boarding at the 9:42 mark, Claude Giroux won an offensive zone faceoff back to the high slot, where Timonen stepped into a one-timer that beat Lundqvist low to the far side to restore Philadelphia's two-goal lead at the halfway point of the contest.

    The Rangers again pulled within a goal at the 7:28 mark of the third when Stepan recovered a bouncing puck in the slot and pounded it past Mason.

    However, Mason, who appeared to sustain a lower-body injury during the Rangers' third-period flurry, was able to fight through the pain and keep the visitors off the board before Voracek added an empty-netter with 14 seconds left.

    Philadelphia struck first near the midpoint of the opening frame, as Brandon Manning fired a shot from the high slot that was knocked down, but Schenn recovered the loose puck on the left wing and buried a wrister past Lundqvist to make it 1-0 at the 9:28 mark.

    The Flyers doubled their edge late in the frame when Gustafsson rifled a one- timer from the top of the right circle that sailed past Lundqvist on the short side for a 2-0 lead at 17:21.

    Game Notes

    New York had won three straight against Philadelphia ... Manning's assist on Schenn's goal was his first NHL point ... Philadelphia improved to 13-6-2 at home, while the Rangers dropped to 8-11-2 on the road ... Philadelphia went 1- for-2 on the power play ... New York failed on all five of its chances with the man advantage ... Voracek's goal was his 19th of the season to set a new career high.

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      Exclusive look inside newly renovated Al Lang Stadium Video included

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      PARC prepares for 41st Annual Golf Tournament Video included

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      PARC is a local non-profit organization whose goal is to turn disabilities into capabilities. They provide opportunities for children and adults with developmental disabilities to exercise their independence and experience life to the fullest.  More>>

      Trio talks about 900 mile trek across Florida Video included

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      You may remember these familiar faces. Mallory Lykes Dimmitt and Joe Guthrie stopped by Great 38 News Now in January before they set off on their 900 mile trek across the state of Florida. More>>

      News Now: JDRF is walking for a cure Video included

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      JDRF is walking for a cure. Their goal is to create a world without type 1 diabetes. To help raise awareness and funds, they are holding a 5k walk on April 11th at Amalie Arena. Nicole Johnson and Tim Rivers stopped by to fill us in and to share their stories of living with diabetes. More>>

      News Now: Morgan Auto Group Charity Polo Classic Video included

      Updated:

      The Morgan Auto Group Charity Polo Classic took place on the 21st. The ladies put on their big hats and the men donned their bowties, and we raised a lot of money for Big Brothers, Big Sisters and Children's Cancer Center. This recap is brought to you by Marco's Pizza, who graciously donated $2,000 during the event. More>>

      News Now: Charity Polo Classic Video included

      Updated:

      Every year, Morgan Auto Group hosts their annual Charity Polo Classic. It's an event unlike any other in this area.This year, it is taking place on March 21st and benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay and Children's Cancer Center. More>>

      Celebrating Music Education Spirit Week

      Updated:

      We are celebrating kids who rock with Music Education Spirit Week! Lorri Naylor, a Lowry Elementary School teacher and a part of the Hillsborough County Elementary Music Educators Council, fills us in on the festivities.
      More>>

      USF 'Young Innovator' creates anti-bully band Video included

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      Every year, USF holds their Young Innovator Competition, encouraging kids between kindergarten and 8th grade to invent something new or improve upon something that already exists. Meet Alexis Martin, this year's winner. The Anti-Bully Band she invented is her plan to stop bullying. More>>

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      • Higher storm chances this week in Tampa Bay area

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        Sunday, April 26 2015 5:12 PM EDT2015-04-26 21:12:30 GMT
        "Mostly dry conditions are expected Sunday night with a partly cloudy sky," said Storm Team 8 Meteorologist Julie Phillips.
        "Mostly dry conditions are expected Sunday night with a partly cloudy sky," said Storm Team 8 Meteorologist Julie Phillips.
      • Heath Matters: Trinity Spine Center

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        Wednesday, March 18 2015 11:05 AM EDT2015-03-18 15:05:08 GMT
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        Trinity Spine Center uses Stem Cells for Back Pain.Stem cells are master cells of the body that are available for repairing damaged tissues and organs including spine discs and cartilage cushions in the joints.
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