Anthony Stolarz made his homecoming to the New York area a winning one Tuesday night, becoming the latest Philadelphia goalie to author a surprisingly stout performance as the Flyers beat the Rangers 1-0.
Oskar Lindblom scored in the first period for the Flyers, who have won five straight. The Rangers’ three-game winning streak ended with the loss.
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Stolarz, who grew up about 35 miles away from Madison Square Garden in Edison, N.J., made a career-high 38 saves in his first appearance for the Flyers since he sustained a lower body injury Dec. 15. It was the second NHL shutout for Stolarz, who also blanked the Detroit Red Wings on Dec. 11, 2016.
Stolarz is the third Flyers goalie to post a shutout this season; Brian Elliott and Calvin Pickard have one apiece, as well. He is one of seven men to start in net for Philadelphia this season, already tied for the most goaltenders used by an NHL...
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