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Mats Zuccarello of the Rangers celebrates his second (Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Mats Zuccarello of the Rangers celebrates his second period goal against the Florida Panthers at Madison Square Garden. (April 18, 2013)

Rangers vs. Panthers

The Rangers defeated the Florida Panthers, 6-1, Thursday at Madison Square Garden.

Mats Zuccarello of the Rangers checks Drew Shore
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Mats Zuccarello of the Rangers checks Drew Shore of the Florida Panthers in the second period at Madison Square Garden. (April 18, 2013)

Mats Zuccarello of the Rangers celebrates his second
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Mats Zuccarello of the Rangers celebrates his second period goal against the Florida Panthers at Madison Square Garden. (April 18, 2013)

Mats Zuccarello of the Rangers celebrates his second
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Mats Zuccarello of the Rangers celebrates his second period goal against the Florida Panthers at Madison Square Garden. (April 18, 2013)

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Scott Clemmensen of the Florida Panthers gloves the
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Scott Clemmensen of the Florida Panthers gloves the puck in the second period against the Rangers at Madison Square Garden. (April 18, 2013)

Mats Zuccarello of the Rangers celebrates his second
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Mats Zuccarello of the Rangers celebrates his second period goal against Scott Clemmensen of the Florida Panthers with his teammates at Madison Square Garden. (April 18, 2013)

Henrik Lundqvist of the Rangers defends a first
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Henrik Lundqvist of the Rangers defends a first period scoring chance against Jonathan Huberdeau of the Florida Panthers at Madison Square Garden. (April 18, 2013)

Head coach John Tortorella of the Rangers looks
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Head coach John Tortorella of the Rangers looks on from the bench in the first period as his team plays against the Florida Panthers at Madison Square Garden. (April 18, 2013)

Henrik Lundqvist of the Rangers makes a first
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Henrik Lundqvist of the Rangers makes a first period glove save against Jack Skille of the Florida Panthers at Madison Square Garden. (April 18, 2013)

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The Rangers and the Florida Panthers observe a
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The Rangers and the Florida Panthers observe a moment of silence before a game at Madison Square Garden. (April 18, 2013)

The Rangers observe a moment of silence before
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

The Rangers observe a moment of silence before a game against the Florida Panthers at Madison Square Garden. (April 18, 2013)

Henrik Lundqvist of the Rangers makes a first
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Henrik Lundqvist of the Rangers makes a first period glove save against the Florida Panthers at Madison Square Garden. (April 18, 2013)

Derick Brassard of the Rangers celebrates his first
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Derick Brassard of the Rangers celebrates his first period goal against the Florida Panthers with teammate Dan Girardi at Madison Square Garden. (April 18, 2013)

Derick Brassard of the Rangers celebrates his first
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Derick Brassard of the Rangers celebrates his first period goal against the Florida Panthers with teammate Dan Girardi at Madison Square Garden. (April 18, 2013)

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The Rangers and the Florida Panthers observe a
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

The Rangers and the Florida Panthers observe a moment of silence before a game at Madison Square Garden. (April 18, 2013)

Henrik Lundqvist of the Rangers makes a first
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Henrik Lundqvist of the Rangers makes a first period glove save against the Florida Panthers at Madison Square Garden. (April 18, 2013)

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