Live chat: Flyers vs. Rangers, 7 p.m.

The Rangers' Derick Brassard, left, and Anton Stralman, right, celebrate with Mats Zuccarello after Zuccarello scored a goal during the first period against the Philadelphia Flyers in Game 1 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series on Thursday, April 17, 2014, in New York. (Frank Franklin II/AP)

The Rangers scored unanswered goals to defeat the Flyers, 4-1, at Madison Square Garden in New York. Andrew MacDonald scored the Flyers' lone goal.

Join us for live updates as the Flyers open their first-round series against the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden in New York. The game is scheduled to start at 7 p.m.