New York, NY (Sports Network) - Mats Zuccarello and Derick Brassard each scored a pair of goals to lead the New York Rangers to a 6-1 rout of the Florida Panthers at Madison Square Garden.
Rick Nash added a goal and two assists to the win, which kept the Rangers in the eighth and final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference heading into its last five regular-season games.
Brad Richards scored once and assisted on another for New York, with Henrik Lundqvist doing his part as well by turning aside 34-of-35 shots between the pipes.
Jonathan Huberdeau recorded the lone goal for the cellar-dwelling Panthers, who have now been outscored by a 21-6 margin in losing their last four matchups. Scott Clemmensen finished with 24 saves in the setback.