Hockey bettors who backed the Rangers on the moneyline Sunday didn’t have to sweat out a close game, as New York easily handled Philadelphia 7-0 at Madison Square Garden.
New York was favored by -125 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
New York got goals from Ryan Callahan (4), Mats Zuccarello (2), and Artem Anisimov in the victory. Callahan opened the scoring at 0:51 of the first period.
Henrik Lundqvist turned in a 24-save effort for the Rangers.
Brian Boucher stopped 14 of 18 shots for the Flyers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, New York went 2-for-5, while the Flyers were 0-for-5 with the man advantage.
Philadelphia lost the shots on goal battle to New York by a margin of 36-24.
Next game, New York takes its act on the road to face Anaheim looking for another win. For Philadelphia, they head home to face Edmonton.