New York Rangers defeat Toronto Maple Leafs, 5-1

Bring on the Flyers. With their chances at the playoffs hanging on whether they can win the rest of their games, the Rangers took care of Step1 Wednesday night with a dominating 5-1 Garden rout of Toronto.

In doing so, the Rangers made this weekend's home-and-home series with Philadelphia mean everything.

If the Rangers (84 points) can sweep with at least one win in regulation, they would pass the Flyers (86 points) and complete a near-miraculous run to the postseaso...