New York Rangers defeat Philadelphia Flyers, 4-3

The Garden was alive Friday night as it hasn't been all season, because for nearly three weeks now the Rangers simply have refused to die.

And though it was the regular-season home finale, no one was interested in saying goodbye just yet.

The Rangers are taking their playoff hopes into the final day, an all-or-nothing game against the .Flyers in Philadelphia Sunday with the winner heading to the playoffs and the loser looking for an unlikely back door. They have reached...