Rangers slip past Panthers in SO
Sunrise, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Dan Girardi scored the tying goal late in regulation, and Brad Richards won it with the lone goal in the shootout, as the Rangers rallied past Florida, 2-1, on Tuesday.
Henrik Lundqvist made 21 stops in regulation and three more in the game's final segment for New York, which has won two in a row and four of five overall.
Tim Thomas, who participated in his 400th career contest, stopped 29 shots for the Panthers, losers in four of their last five. Brad Boyes recorded the lone score for the hosts.
12/31 19:46:40 ET