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Brassard scores 2 goals and Rangers earn 5-2 win over Flyers

  • New York Rangers' Derek Stepan, left, takes a shot past Philadelphia Flyers' Nick Schultz during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014, at Madison Square Garden in New York. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

    New York Rangers' Derek Stepan, left, takes a shot past Philadelphia Flyers' Nick Schultz during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014, at Madison Square Garden in New York. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)  (The Associated Press)

  • New York Rangers' J.T. Miller, left, and Philadelphia Flyers' Nicklas Grossmann chase after the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014, at Madison Square Garden in New York. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

    New York Rangers' J.T. Miller, left, and Philadelphia Flyers' Nicklas Grossmann chase after the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014, at Madison Square Garden in New York. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)  (The Associated Press)

  • New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist, of Sweden, deflects the puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Philadelphia Flyers, Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014, at Madison Square Garden in New York. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

    New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist, of Sweden, deflects the puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Philadelphia Flyers, Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014, at Madison Square Garden in New York. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)  (The Associated Press)

Derick Brassard scored twice to lead the New York Rangers to a 5-2 win over the Philadelphia Flyers Saturday afternoon.

Jesper Fast, J.T. Miller and Lee Stempniak also scored for New York, which swept the Flyers in a home-and home matchup on consecutive days.

The Rangers have also won the first three matchups of the season against Philadelphia. The teams will play once more this season, Feb. 28 in Philadelphia.

Henrik Lundqvist made 21 saves for New York.

Nicklas Grossmann and Jakub Voracek scored for Philadelphia, which has lost four in a row. Ray Emery made 30 saves.