New York Rangers defeat Florida Panthers, 2-1

SUNRISE, Fla. - So, that finishing touch that the Rangers had suddenly discovered hasn't yet made the trip to Florida.

No matter: The Rangers won a hockey game last night because they brought their hard hats with them.

With dwindling defensemen in the rec-league position of hopping over the boards every other shift, the Rangers spent the night picking one another up, and they bounced back from a late Florida equalizer to take a 2-1 shootout victory over the Panthers tha...