Mathieu Perreault and Cam Fowler also scored for the Pacific Division-leading Ducks, who matched the franchise record with their second seven-game winning streak this season. Jonas Hiller made 19 saves in the win.
CAPITALS 4, HURRICANES 2
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Alex Ovechkin scored his 400th career goal, and Washington posted three power-play goals in the second period.
Troy Brouwer, Marcus Johansson and John Carlson scored with the man advantage and Nicklas Backstrom assisted on all four goals for the Capitals, who have won five of seven. Ovechkin had an empty-netter with 24.5 seconds left.
ISLANDERS 5, RANGERS 3
NEW YORK (AP) — Thomas Vanek snapped a tie with a power-play goal early in the third period, and the Islanders earned their first regulation victory in over a month.
Vanek scored during a two-man advantage at 1:18 of the third to give the Islanders just their second win in 15 games and first in regulation since Nov. 12 against Nashville. They were 2-10-4 since then.
Cal Clutterbuck scored a short-handed, penalty-shot goal, and Michael Grabner added a short-handed tally in the first period. Defenceman Brian Strait scored in the second, and Grabner added an empty-netter with 50.3 seconds left for the Islanders, who lost a 2-0 lead for the second consecutive game but had four goals for the first time in 15 games.
Evgeni Nabokov made 21 saves for the win.
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