Rangers Drop 2nd Straight, 2-1
Jason Garrison and Kris Versteeg scored and Jose Theodore stopped 19 shots to lead the Florida Panthers to their third straight win, a 2-1 victory over the New York Rangers on Wednesday night.
Derek Stepan scored his fourth goal for New York, which lost a second straight game following a seven-game winning streak. Henrik Lundqvist made 36 saves.
Tomas Fleischmann had two assists for the Panthers, who have won four of five and are 6-2-3 in their last 11 games.
Versteeg, who scored twice in Florida's 4-3 win over New Jersey on Monday night, has seven goals and six assists over his last 13 games.
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