SUNRISE, Fla. — The Florida Panthers’ power play had another big night taking advantage of the Rangers’ struggles on special teams  Evgenii Dadonov scored twice to lead the Panthers to a 4-3 win over the Rangers on Saturday night Advertisement  Florida went 2-for-3 on the man advantage, scoring twice in the first period for 11 goals on their last 30 power-play opportunities  Ryan Strome, Artemi Panarin and Tony DeAngelo scored for the Rangers, and Henrik Lundqvist finished with 26 saves  The two clubs played a 6-5 shootout thriller last Sunday in Madison Square Garden, and Saturday’s match started out fast with four goals in the first 8:47  Rangers coach David Quinn benched his two offenders in the first period — Pavel Buchnevich and Micheal Haley  “That’s going to happen over and over again if you take a lazy penalty,” Quinn said “I should’ve done that 16 games ago. . We take two stupid penalties to start the game, and they capitalize on it We’ve given up seven (power-play) goals in two games and (19) on the year.”  New York also failed to score on its three power plays  Still, the Rangers tied the second meeting between the teams both times, first with Strome’s sixth goal at 2:39 and Panarin’s ninth at 8:47  Panarin’s assist on a quick pass to DeAngelo led to his sixth goal and the Rangers’ first lead at 5:47 of the second, but Connolly’s snipe at 7:51, his seventh tally, tied it 3-3  Florida carried the final 4-3 margin into the third after Dadonov got his 10th goal from the right circle off a cross-ice pass from Yandle with 2:16 left in the second  “I got over late and my skate hit the post. There must have been a hole there between the pad and the post,” Lundqvist said of the game-winning goal “If I’d have had more time, I’d probably have come across and been outside the post, but I was late ”  “The playmaking they make before the shot is pretty special,” said Florida coach Joel Quenneville, who won his 900th game — second all-time in the NHL “Each and every guy has two or three different options when they do touch the puck which is tough to defend ”  Mike Hoffman and Brett Connolly also scored, and Jonathan Huberdeau and Keith Yandle each had three assists for the Panthers Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 30 shots to improve to 7-4-4.  Huberdeau increased his career total to 252 assists, taking over the franchise record after coming in tied with Stephen Weiss  “It’s nice, obviously,” said Huberdeau, who has 27 points in Florida’s 20 games “I couldn’t do it without a lot of the guys here.” Advertisement Hoffman and Dadonov netted goals at 2:05 and 6:50, respectively, giving the Panthers markers on the man advantage in nine straight games  After going just 3-for-8 on the penalty kill in a 9-3 loss against Tampa Bay on Thursday, the Rangers were able to kill off just one — an abbreviated 32-second one by Florida  Standout goaltending by Bobrovsky helped kill off a power play with 4:29 remaining to prevent Florida from losing its second straight regulation game for the first time this season

Rangers struggle against power play in loss to Panthers
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