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Martin Biron #43 and Dan Girardi #5 of (Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Martin Biron #43 and Dan Girardi #5 of the New York Rangers defend against Daniel Briere #48 of the Philadelphia Flyers. (Jan. 16, 2011)

Flyers 3, Rangers 2

The Rangers late rally fell short as Philadelphia held on to beat the Blueshirts at Madison Square Garden.

Wojtek Wolski #86 of the New York Rangers
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Wojtek Wolski #86 of the New York Rangers tries to control the puck against Mike Richards #18 of the Philadelphia Flyers. (Jan 16, 2011)

Derek Stepan #21 of the New York Rangers
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Derek Stepan #21 of the New York Rangers celebrates his third period goal against the Philadelphia Flyers with teammate Matt Gilroy. (Jan. 16, 2011)

Mats Zuccarello #36 and Martin Biron #43 of
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Mats Zuccarello #36 and Martin Biron #43 of the New York Rangers look on as Mike Richards #18 of the Philadelphia Flyers celebrates his second period goal with teammate Kimmo Timonen #44. (Jan. 16, 2011)

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Chris Drury #23 of the New York Rangers
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Chris Drury #23 of the New York Rangers skates against the Philadelphia Flyers. (Jan. 16, 2011)

Marc Staal #18 of the New York Rangers
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Marc Staal #18 of the New York Rangers chases Blair Betts #11 of the Philadelphia Flyers. (Jan. 16, 2011)

Matt Gilroy #97 of the New York Rangers
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Matt Gilroy #97 of the New York Rangers collides with Mike Richards #18 of the Philadelphia Flyers. (Jan. 16, 2011)

Mats Zuccarello #36 of the New York Rangers
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Mats Zuccarello #36 of the New York Rangers defends against Claude Giroux #28 of the Philadelphia Flyers. (Jan. 16, 2011)

Martin Biron #43 of the New York Rangers
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Martin Biron #43 of the New York Rangers makes a save against the Philadelphia Flyers as teammate Ryan McDonagh #27 looks on. (Jan. 16, 2011)

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Martin Biron #43 of the New York Rangers
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Martin Biron #43 of the New York Rangers makes a save against the Philadelphia Flyers as teammate Ryan McDonagh #27 looks on on Sunday, January 16 2011 at Madison Square Garden in New York. The Flyers defeated the Rangers 3-2.(Photo by Jim McIsaac)

Derek Stepan #21 of the New York Rangers
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Derek Stepan #21 of the New York Rangers skates against the Philadelphia Flyers. (Jan. 16, 2011)

Martin Biron #43 of the New York Rangers
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Martin Biron #43 of the New York Rangers looks on against the Philadelphia Flyers. (Jan 16, 2011)

Wojtek Wolski #86 of the New York Rangers
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Wojtek Wolski #86 of the New York Rangers tries to control the puck against Mike Richards #18 of the Philadelphia Flyers. (Jan. 16, 2011)

Mats Zuccarello #36 of the New York Rangers
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Mats Zuccarello #36 of the New York Rangers defends against Claude Giroux #28 of the Philadelphia Flyers. (Jan. 16, 2011)

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Brian Boyle #22 of the New York Rangers
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Brian Boyle #22 of the New York Rangers defends against Matt Carle #25 of the Philadelphia Flyers. (Jan. 16, 2011)

Brian Boyle #22 of the New York Rangers
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Brian Boyle #22 of the New York Rangers takes a shot against Matt Carle #25 and Brian Boucher #33 of the Philadelphia Flyers. (Jan. 16, 2011)

Steve Eminger #44 of the New York Rangers
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Steve Eminger #44 of the New York Rangers checks Claude Giroux #28 of the Philadelphia Flyers. (Jan. 16, 2011)

Steve Eminger #44 of the New York Rangers
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Steve Eminger #44 of the New York Rangers checks Claude Giroux #28 of the Philadelphia Flyers. (Jan. 16, 2011)

Martin Biron #43 of the New York Rangers
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Martin Biron #43 of the New York Rangers clears the puck from Nikolay Zherdev #93 of the Philadelphia Flyers during the first period. (Jan. 16, 2011)

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Martin Biron #43 of the New York Rangers
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Martin Biron #43 of the New York Rangers makes a save under pressure from James van Riemsdyk #21 of the Philadelphia Flyers. (Jan. 16, 2011)

Andreas Nodl #15 of the Philadelphia Flyers takes
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Andreas Nodl #15 of the Philadelphia Flyers takes the puck from Steve Eminger #44 of the New York Rangers. (Jan. 16, 2011)

Brian Boyle #22 of the New York Rangers
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Brian Boyle #22 of the New York Rangers tries to contain Ville Leino #22 of the Philadelphia Flyers. (Jan. 16, 2011)

Martin Biron #43 and Dan Girardi #5 of
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Martin Biron #43 and Dan Girardi #5 of the New York Rangers defend against Daniel Briere #48 of the Philadelphia Flyers. (Jan. 16, 2011)

Claude Giroux #28 of the Philadelphia Flyers takes
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Claude Giroux #28 of the Philadelphia Flyers takes out Brian Boyle #22 and Sean Avery #16 of the New York Rangers. (Jan. 16, 2011)

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The Philadelphia Flyers celebrate their second goal of
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The Philadelphia Flyers celebrate their second goal of the first period as Artem Anisimov #42 of the New York Rangers looks on on. (Jan. 16, 2011)

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