NEW YORK (AP) -Markus Naslund scored one of the New York Rangers' four goals in a wild third period, and Henrik Lundqvist made the lead stand up in a 5-4 comeback win over the New York Islanders on Monday night.
The Rangers held a 25-15 shots advantage through two periods but entered the third trailing 2-1. A hard and clean hit by Ryan Callahan on Islanders forward Trent Hunter that forced open a door at the scorer's table, and left Hunter down in pain, changed the momentum.
The Rangers turned the ensuing faceoff into Petr Prucha's second of the season nine seconds later. Michal Rozsival gave the Rangers their first lead with a sharp-angle goal at 2:08, but the Islanders needed only 27 seconds to tie it on Blake Comeau's second.
Naslund put the Rangers ahead for good at 7:12 with his team-leading 14th, snapping the team's longest losing streak of the season at three.
Mike Comrie scored for the Islanders with 18.7 seconds remaining - the sixth goal of the period.
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) - Maxim Lapierre scored the final three goals of the game, leading the Montreal Canadiens to a 5-2 victory over the Florida Panthers on Monday night for their NHL-best 3,000th regular-season win.
Alex Kovalev and Tomas Plekanec also scored for Montreal, which is 4-0-1 in its last five games. Carey Price stopped 25 shots for the Canadiens.
Michael Frolik and David Booth scored for the Panthers, who have lost three straight after tying a franchise record with seven wins in December.
Florida's Craig Anderson, making his first start in six games, gave up four goals on 20 shots. He was replaced by Tomas Vokoun after Lapierre's second goal at 2:40 of the third period.