Brad Richards continued his hot streak Tuesday with an assist to extend his point streak to four games. He has four goals and four assists over that span. He was a plus-2 in 21:03.
Richards’ highest point streak as a Ranger came last year when he registered a point in seven straight.
Zucc Adds Another Assist
Forward Mats Zuccarello picked up an assist and was credited with four hits and two blocked shots in a career-high 21:06 of ice time. The winger has five points in his last five games.
Defenseman John Moore registered an assist and two hits in 13:28 of ice time. He has five points and a plus-7 rating in 11 games with the Rangers. He had one assist and was a minus-5 in 17 games as a Columbus Blue Jacket.
Girardi Sets Career-high
Defenseman Dan Girardi registered eight shots on goal, which was a career high. His previous high was six, which he set on Nov. 30, 2008, and again on Jan. 15, 2011 against the Montreal Canadiens.
As a team, the Rangers out-shot the Panthers 38-16, including 10-2 in the first period and 17-8 in the third.
Markstrom Stands Tall Again
Florida netminder Jacob Markstrom had his second strong game against the Rangers in just over a month. In two starts, the 23-year-old made 80 saves on 83 Rangers shots. He made 36 Tuesday night and 44 at Madison Square Garden on March 21.