SUNRISE, Fla., Nov. 27 (UPI) -- Rick Nash gave New York a three-goal lead and touched off a wild final period Wednesday in the Rangers' 5-2 decision over Florida.
New York improved to 3-1-0 on its five-game road trip, getting off to a big start and riding the solid goaltending of Henrik Lundqvist.
Nash began the final period outburst 5:32 into the frame and the Rangers also came up with goals from Mats Zuccarello and Carl Hagelin.
Lundqvist stopped 31-of-35 shots while Tim Thomas gave up four goals on 21 shots.
It was Florida's third loss in four games.