Not unexpected, as we wrote yesterday. Callahan's knee is too fragile to risk it, but he is with the team here at Wachovia Center.
Boyle (left ankle) will play his first game since March 21, presumably with Chris Drury and Aaron Voros, on the wing.
Coach John Tortorella was quick to say that his team is loose. But he sure isn't, declining to answer a question about the retiring Kerry Fraser for the second consecutive day and cutting off a writer asking if he addressed the team.
"It's another game, we try to take one game at a time, it's how we prepared all year long, I'm not trying to overthink it," said Tortorella. "They're loose, they're confident, and they should be... again this isn't the playoffs. it has been kind of our playoffs the last little while, to climb the hill to get to the game where you have the opportunity to get in, that's the most difficult time as far as trying to get yourself through it. They deserve a lot of credit for grinding through it to get this opportunity, now they just have to go out and play."
Jody Shelley's tip of Rozy's shot at 3:27 gives Rangers 1-0 lead. Flyers on PP now after Dubi's trip ....Lundqvist has stopped all 11 shots so far....