Rangers vs. Panthers Recap 3/17/2017

Rangers lose to the Panthers 4-3 in the shootout.

In the first the Rangers came out strong, Zuccarello and Miller scored 2 quick goals. After that it was all Panthers. The Panthers tied it up 2-2 and dominated the second period. In the third it was more back and forth with both teams picking up a goal to make it 3-3. Zuccarello with his second of the night. In overtime there was several chances for both teams back and forth but no one could win the game. Finally in the shootout the rangers couldn’t find a way to score and the Panthers walked away with the win.

The rangers came out strong in the first half of the First period, but after that they looked very sloppy the rest of the way. Smith had a good game tonight picking up 2 assists. Zuccarello also had a great game picking up 2 goals. Stepan continues to get good chances, but just can’t find the back of the net. Miller got his 20th goal of the season tonight, a nice milestone for him. Raanta continues to be a great goaltender. He’s made outstanding saves in consecutive games, however tonight it wasn’t enough. The rangers got out worked after the beginning of the game. It’s getting close to time where the Rangers need to pick up their play and get some momentum leading into the playoffs. You have to show more effort than that boys.

PostGame Interviews

Florida Panthers
(31-28-11)
4 vs. 3 New York Rangers
(44-24-3)
37 Shots 32
1/2 Power Play 1/3
36.1% Faceoff% 63.9%
Huberdeau: Goal (6) Assist
Jagr: Assist
Petrovic: Assist
Jokinen: Goal (11)
Vanek: Assist
Demers: Assist
Barkov: Goal (19), SO Goal
Reimer: 29 Saves
Zuccarello: 2 Goals (14)
Kreider: Assist
Stepan: Assist
Miller: Goal (20)
Smith: 2 Assists
Zibanejad: Assist
Holden: Assist
Raanta: 34 Saves
Third Star: Jonathan Huberdeau
Second Star: Mats Zuccarello
First Star: Jaromir Jagr

Author: @JamesRubeck via Twitter

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