Rangers skate past Hurricanes
Chris Kreider scored the tie-breaking goal with 7:35 remaining in the third period to lift the New York Rangers to a 4-2 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes at Madison Square Garden on Saturday.
This was the second time in five days the Rangers beat the Hurricanes at MSG and the winning goals were similar. On Tuesday, it was left winger Jimmy Vesey scoring off a net-mouth scramble with 5:12 remaining to snap a 2-2 tie; this time it was Kreider, who jammed the puck into a gaping net after center Derek Stepan's shot from in tight hit the post.
Flyers 3, Blackhawks 1: Rookie defenseman Ivan Provorov recorded the first two-goal game of his NHL career to lead Philadelphia to its fourth straight win.
Bruins 2, Sabres 1: David Krejci and Patrice Bergeron scored, and Tuukka Rask made 35 saves to lead Boston over Buffalo.
Boston has won two in a row and is 3-0-1 in its last four games.
Devils 5, Predators 4: Michael Cammalleri's second goal of the day at 4:42 of overtime completed Senators 2, Panthers 0: Ottawa scored two goals 19 seconds apart in the first period and received shutout goaltending from Mike Condon to defeat Florida.
Penguins 5, Red Wings 3: Phil Kessel scored his second goal of the game and Matt Cullen was awarded an empty-net goal to complete a four-goal third-period comeback by the Pittsburgh, ruining the NHL debut of Detroit goaltender Jared Coreau.
Jets 3, Blues 2 (OT): Right winger Patrik Laine continued his goal-scoring streak and center Bryan Little scored the game-winner in overtime as Winnipeg beat St. Louis.
Canucks 3, Maple Leafs 2 (SO): Markus Granlund and Bo Horvat scored in a shootout as Vancouver defeated Toronto.
Lightning 2, Capitals 1: Ben Bishop and Brian Boyle helped Tampa Bay snap its longest losing streak in more than three years by beating Washington.