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Winter Classic: Rangers 3, Flyers 2

Philadelphia Flyers fan Troy Simpkins watches during the

Philadelphia Flyers fan Troy Simpkins watches during the first period of the Winter Classic. (Jan. 2, 2012) Photo Credit: AP

Henrik Lundqvist stopped a penalty shot late to preserve a win for the Rangers in the NHL Winter Classic.

Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers
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Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers clears the puck against the Philadelphia Flyers during the 2012 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic at Citizens Bank Park. (Jan. 2, 2012)

Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York
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Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers tends goal against Brayden Schenn #10 of the Philadelphia Flyers. (Jan. 2, 2012)

Mike Rupp #71 and the New York Rangers
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Mike Rupp #71 and the New York Rangers celebrate after defeating the Philadelphia Flyers by a score of 3-2 during the 2012 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic. (Jan. 2, 2012)

Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers
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Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers makes a save on a penalty shot by Danny Briere #48 of the Philadelphia Flyers late in the third period. (Jan. 2, 2012)

Mike Rupp #71 of the New York Rangers
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Mike Rupp #71 of the New York Rangers celebrates with Michael Del Zotto #4 and John Mitchell #34 after scoring a goal in the third period against the Philadelphia Flyers. (Jan. 2, 2012)

New York Rangers' Marian Gaborik (10), of Slovakia,
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New York Rangers' Marian Gaborik (10), of Slovakia, tries to score as Philadelphia Flyers' Braydon Coburn, bottom, and goalie Sergei Bobrovsky, of Russia, defend in the second period of the NHL Winter Classic hockey game. (Jan. 2, 2012)

Philadelphia Flyers' Brayden Schenn, right, celebrates his goal
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Philadelphia Flyers' Brayden Schenn, right, celebrates his goal in the second period of the NHL Winter Classic. (Jan. 2, 2012)

Philadelphia Flyers' Maxime Talbot, from left, Jakub Voracek,
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Philadelphia Flyers' Maxime Talbot, from left, Jakub Voracek, of Czech Republic, Brayden Schenn and Andrej Meszaros, of Slovakia, in the second period of the NHL Winter Classic hockey game against the New York Rangers. (Jan. 2, 2012)

Brad Richards #19 of the New York Rangers
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Brad Richards #19 of the New York Rangers celebrates with Ryan McDonagh #27 and Dan Girardi #5 after scoring a goal in the third period against the Philadelphia Flyers during the 2012 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic at Citizens Bank Park. (Jan. 2, 2012)

Philadelphia Flyers' Braydon Coburn, bottom, battles for the
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Philadelphia Flyers' Braydon Coburn, bottom, battles for the puck with New York Rangers' Marian Gaborik, of Slovakia, in the second period of the NHL Winter Classic. (Jan. 2, 2012)

Philadelphia Flyers' Brayden Schenn, right, and Jakub Voracek,
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Philadelphia Flyers' Brayden Schenn, right, and Jakub Voracek, left, of Czech Republic, celebrate after Schenn's goal past New York Rangers' Ryan McDonagh (27) and Henrik Lundqvist (30), of Sweden, in the second period. (Jan. 2, 2012)

Claude Giroux Flyers, Center
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Claude Giroux
Flyers, Center

Mike Rupp #71 of the New York Rangers
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Mike Rupp #71 of the New York Rangers celebrates with Michael Del Zotto #4 and John Mitchell #34 after scoring a goal in the third period against the Philadelphia Flyers. (Jan. 2, 2012)

Head coach Peter Laviolette of the Philadelphia Flyers
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Head coach Peter Laviolette of the Philadelphia Flyers talks to his team against the New York Rangers during the 2012 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic at Citizens Bank Park. (Jan 2, 2012)

Marc Staal #18 of the New York Rangers
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Marc Staal #18 of the New York Rangers skates against Maxime Talbot #27 and Jakub Voracek #93 of the Philadelphia Flyers against the Philadelphia Flyers. (Jan. 2, 2012)

Philadelphia Flyers' Wayne Simmonds, left, and New York
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Philadelphia Flyers' Wayne Simmonds, left, and New York Rangers' Marc Staal collide in the first period of the NHL Winter Classic hockey game. (Jan. 2, 2012)

Ryan Callahan #24 of the New York Rangers
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Ryan Callahan #24 of the New York Rangers fights for the puck against Kimmo Timonen #44 of the Philadelphia Flyers during the 2012 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic at Citizens Bank Park. (Jan. 2, 2012)

Brayden Schenn #10 of the Philadelphia Flyers handles
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Brayden Schenn #10 of the Philadelphia Flyers handles the puck against Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers during the 2012 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic at Citizens Bank Park. (Jan. 2, 2012)

Opening ceremonies of the
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Opening ceremonies of the "Winter Classic" between the New York Rangers and Philadelphia Flyers at Citizens Bank Park. (Jan. 2, 2012)

New York Rangers' Ruslan Fedotenko, collides with Philadelphia
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New York Rangers' Ruslan Fedotenko, collides with Philadelphia Flyers' James van Riemsdyk in the first period of the Winter Classic. (Jan. 2, 2012)

New York Rangers' Henrik Lundqvist blocks a shot
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New York Rangers' Henrik Lundqvist blocks a shot by Philadelphia Flyers' Claude Giroux in the first period. (Jan. 2, 2012)

A fan holds up a sign during the
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A fan holds up a sign during the Winter Classic at Citizens Bank Park. (Jan. 2, 2012)

Philadelphia Flyers fan Troy Simpkins watches during the
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Philadelphia Flyers fan Troy Simpkins watches during the first period of the Winter Classic. (Jan. 2, 2012)

The New York Rangers and the Philadelphia Flyers
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The New York Rangers and the Philadelphia Flyers line up for the national anthem and fly over before the Winter Classic. (Jan. 2, 2012)

Braydon Coburn and the Philadelphia Flyers take to
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Braydon Coburn and the Philadelphia Flyers take to ice for warm ups prior to the Winter Classic at Citizens Bank Park. (Jan. 2, 2012)

Ilya Bryzgalov of the Philadelphia Flyers warms up
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Ilya Bryzgalov of the Philadelphia Flyers warms up prior to the Winter Classic at Citizens Bank Park. (Jan. 2, 2012)

The Philadelphia Flyers warm up prior to playing
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The Philadelphia Flyers warm up prior to playing against the New York Rangers during the Winter Classic. (Jan. 2, 2012)

The field and ice are seen prior to
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The field and ice are seen prior to the Winter Classic between the New York Rangers and the Philadelphia Flyers at Citizens Bank Park. (Jan. 2, 2012)

The outside of Citizens Bank Park is seen
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The outside of Citizens Bank Park is seen prior to the Winter Classic between the New York Rangers and the Philadelphia Flyers. (Jan. 2, 2012)

The outside of Citizens Bank Park is seen
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The outside of Citizens Bank Park is seen prior to the Winter Classic between the New York Rangers and the Philadelphia Flyers. (Jan. 2, 2012)

Philadelphia Flyers' fan Eric Rothstein watches from the
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Philadelphia Flyers' fan Eric Rothstein watches from the stands before the Winter Classic between the Philadelphia Flyers and the New York Rangers. (Jan. 2, 2012)

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