RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Brandon Sutter had two third-period goals and rookie Jeff Skinner scored his 18th of the season to lead the Carolina Hurricanes to a 6-4 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Monday night.
Skinner scored on a power-play rebound with 8:58 remaining, giving the Hurricanes a 5-3 lead, and Erik Cole's empty-netter in the final minute sealed the victory.
Tim Brent scored two third-period goals for the Maple Leafs, who got within one at 5-4 on Mike Brown's power-play tally with 5:45 to go.
After going 16 games without a goal, Sutter has now scored three in his past three games.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Artem Anisimov scored the decisive goal in a shootout, backup goaltender Martin Biron had 22 saves, and the Rangers rallied to defeat the Capitals.
Each team scored twice in the shootout before Anisimov ended the duel by beating rookie goalie Braden Holtby.
Holtby finished with 28 saves. In three games since his recall from Hershey of the American Hockey League last week, the 21-year-old has turned aside 77 of 80 shots.
But Biron was better in the shootout.
The last time the teams met, on Dec. 12 in New York, the Rangers rolled to a 7-0 win. In this one, the Capitals cranked up the defense and took a 1-0 lead in the second period on a goal by Matt Hendricks.