SUNRISE, Florida (Ticker) -- The last time the New York Rangers
were on a road trip, they did well in going 3-1-0. They will
look to repeat that success starting Wednesday.
After a single home game, the Rangers embark on a three-game
southern road trip which opens with a game against the Florida
New York is coming off a 4-3 home overtime loss to the Buffalo
Sabres on Monday. Jaromir Jagr, Petr Prucha and Michael Nylander
scored for the Rangers, who had a 3-1 lead in the second period
but could not hold it.
Kevin Weekes got the start for the Rangers, but was not sharp in
allowing four goals on 28 shots. The Rangers lost despite going
3-for-6 on the power play.
The Panthers have been struggling lately in going 1-2-1,
although they are coming off a 4-2 victory over the Toronto
Maple Leafs on Thursday.