Philadelphia fell to 6-1 at home after their first shootout of the season, which was won by New York's Brendan Shanahan. The game was a wild one, with ties at 1-1, 2-2, and 3-3. Rookie Denis Tulpeko snuck one under Rangers netminder Henrik Lundquist halfway through the third period for the final equalizer.
Scott Gomez and Sean Avery both had multiple points for the Rangers, and Shanahan also scored New York's second goal. Philly's Riley Cote initiated the obligatory Flyers-Rangers fight, this one with enforcer Colton Orr, who knocked Flyers tough guy Todd Fedoruk unconscious in March with a single punch.