NEW YORK, N.Y. - Henrik Lundqvist stopped 30 shots and came within 1:53 of his second shutout in three games, and the New York Rangers stretched their season-best winning streak to five games with a 3-1 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Wednesday night.
The second-place Rangers moved three points ahead of third-place Philadelphia in the Metropolitan Division race by winning what could be a playoff preview. New York has eight games remaining, and the Flyers have 10 left.
The Flyers' Jakub Voracek scored his 21st goal off a faceoff with 1:53 to go to make it 3-1.
CANUCKS 5, WILD 2
Booth scored for the second consecutive game after going scoreless in his previous 32.