Sunday Pregame Chatter

“ Philly is a real rivalry for us, the fans don't like each other, and as players we like that. It's an important game for both. ”
- Henrik Lundqvist
“ (The Flyers) are not the team we faced earlier in the year. They're playing some really good hockey, but we feel we're playing a lot better, too. Home ice, against the Flyers. Since I've been here it's always been fun. ”
- Brad Richards
“ That's a really good team we are going to be playing, and they've been playing real well. We need to keep stringing wins together, especially here at home, so we need a real good effort come Sunday. ”
- Ryan McDonagh

Sunday night at Madison Square Garden the Rangers and Flyers meet up for the second time this season. Things are much different for both teams now then when they first faced off back on October 24th down in Philly, both are playing much better hockey and are in the midst of moving up the Metropolitan Division standings.

BlueshirtsUnited.com caight up with Henrik Lundqvist--who will make his seventh start in the past eight games in the Rangers net, Brad Richards--who scored New York's only goal in their 2-1 loss to the Flyers in late October, and top-pair defenseman Ryan McDonagh for their thoughts on Sunday's opponent.

See what the Rangers are saying heading into Sunday's showdown with the Flyers, then share your thoughts below.