New York vs Florida Wrap - New York Wins 5-2
The Rangers beat Florida 5-2 on Wednesday, earning a victory backstopped by Henrik Lundqvist's 31 saves.
The Rangers were a -135 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.
Brad Richards, Rick Nash, Derick Brassard, Mats Zuccarello, and Carl Hagelin each scored for the Rangers in the victory. Brassard opened the scoring for New York, finding the back of the net at 12:13 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Mats Zuccarello and Derek Stepan.
Henrik Lundqvist stopped 31 of 33 Florida shots in the victory.
Scottie Upshall and Nick Bjugstad scored for the Panthers, finding the net behind Henrik Lundqvist.
Tim Thomas stopped 17 of 21 shots for the Panthers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, New York went 2-for-3, while the Panthers were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Florida outshot New York 33-22 in the game.
New York looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Bruins. The Panthers will aim to get back on the winning track vs Pittsburgh.