NEW YORK, N.Y. - Matt Calvert, Artem Anisimov and David Savard scored in the first 11:10, and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Rangers 4-2 on Thursday night, sending New York to its fourth straight loss.
The Rangers, 0-3-1 on its nine-game homestand, closed within 3-2 in the third period, but Ryan Johansen pushed Columbus' lead back to two goals with 1:32 left.
Columbus (14-15-3) has won two in a row.
Cam Talbot relieved and made 13 saves the rest of the way, allowing only Johansen's goal between his pads.
FLYERS 2, CANADIENS 1
Jakub Voracek had two assists, and Giroux also had an assist to help the Flyers snap a three-game losing streak and extend their home winning streak to six games. They were coming off a 2-3-1 trip in which they finished up 0-2-1.
Mason shut the Canadiens out for 59 minutes before Alex Galchenyuk scored with 55.1 seconds left to cut it to 2-1.
The Canadiens have lost two in a row after going 9-0-1. They followed a 6-0 loss at home to the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday with another offensive clunker.
SENATORS 2, SABRES 1
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Craig Anderson stopped 40 shots in Ottawa's win over Buffalo.
This was the second of back-to-back games between the teams. Buffalo earned a 2-1 shootout victory on Tuesday.
LIGHTNING 2, RED WINGS 1, SO
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Martin St. Louis scored in the sixth round of the shootout, and Tampa Bay beat Detroit.
Quincey put the Red Wings up 1-0 with his first goal in 51 games at 15:04 of the first. The defenceman also snapped a 16-game point drought.
Kucherov tied it with 43.7 seconds remaining in the second.
BLUES 6, MAPLE LEAFS 3
St. Louis has won eight of 11 overall. At 13-2-2, the Blues are tied with Boston, Pittsburgh and Minnesota for most home-ice wins.
Toronto lost its third in a row.
Brian Elliott, appearing in his third successive game, made 19 saves to improve to 6-1-1.
Steen scored his 22nd goal, second in the NHL to Washington's Alex Ovechkin, who has 26.
PREDATORS 3, STARS 1
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — David Legwand had a goal and an assist to lead Nashville past Dallas.
Erik Cole had the only goal for Dallas, which has lost three of four.
Nashville closed the first period with power-play goals from Hornqvist and Legwand just 28 seconds apart.
AVALANCHE 4, JETS 3, SO
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Matt Duchene and P.A. Parenteau scored in the shootout, and Colorado stopped a two-game losing skid by beating Winnipeg.
Duchene also scored twice and added an assist in regulation. Ryan O'Reilly had a goal and an assist for the Avalanche (21-9).
Duchene gave the Avalanche a 3-2 lead with his second of the night, scored with 1.6 seconds left in the second period. But Winnipeg used its fifth power play to tie it at 10:00 of the third period on Wheeler's second goal.
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