Rangers won’t get caught cat napping tonight (FL v NYR 7pm)

Ryan McDonagh will look to lead the charge tonight (Getty)

Ryan McDonagh will look to lead the charge tonight (Getty)

The Rangers must be ready from the time they hit the ice for warmups. Although Florida has lost 6 of their last 7 games, they see this as chance to get back in the Wild Card hunt for the playoffs.

The Panthers are 8 points behind the Rangers and realize a loss tonight could be crushing to their playoff hopes. I’m expecting Cam Talbot to see his first game action since a January 15 (3-0 loss to Boston).

Don’t expect a letdown by the Blueshirts, who will look to build momentum from their win against Carolina and recent losses by Pittsburgh and Washington.

GAME 48: FLORIDA PANTHERS AT NEW YORK RANGERS, MSG, NY 7PM

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FL ar NYR (dailyfaceoff.com)

FL ar NYR (dailyfaceoff.com)

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NOTES

SEASON SERIES (1-0)

This is the 2nd meeting of 3 for the season. Rangers and Panthers will close out their series 5:00PM, March 15th at MSG.

NYR 5 v. FL 2 (12/31/15) – Rangers enjoy a 5 goal outburst to close out 2014.

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