NEW YORK (AP) - Martin St. Louis had a goal and an assist, and Vincent Lecavalier snapped a third-period tie during a two-man power play to lift Tampa Bay to a 2-1 victory over the New York Rangers on Sunday in the Lightning's first road game in more than a month.
Fresh off a 7-3-2 homestand, the Lightning looked just fine away from Florida. St. Louis scored in the first period and then set up Lecavalier's 15th goal that made it 2-1. Tampa Bay, second in the Eastern Conference, played on the road for the first time since Jan. 21.
Dwayne Roloson stopped 22 shots as the Lightning completed a four-game sweep of the Rangers, a potential first-round playoff opponent.
Brandon Prust scored a short-handed goal in the second period for New York, which had a two-game winning streak snapped. Henrik Lundqvist made 17 saves.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - David Legwand capped Nashville's three-goal third period with the go-ahead score with 1:35 remaining to lead the Predators over Columbus.
Shea Weber and Jonathon Blum also scored for Nashville, which kept pace in the tightly bunched Western Conference playoff race. It was the first NHL goal for Blum.
Matt Calvert and Kris Russell scored for Columbus.
Nashville's victory extended the longest current winning streak by one team against another in an NHL city. The Predators have defeated the Blue Jackets in their past 16 trips to Music City.
Nashville snapped a four-game losing streak while Columbus' three-game winning streak ended.
ATLANTA (AP) - Ron Hainsey scored from the edge of the left circle in overtime and Atlanta beat Jean-Sebastien Giguere and the Toronto Maple Leafs to snap a five-game winless streak.
Chris Mason had 22 saves and Andrew Ladd and Tim Stapleton scored third-period goals as the Thrashers rallied from a 2-0 deficit.
Atlanta's rally came after Toronto lost goalie James Reimer to an injury early in the second period. The Thrashers earned their second win since the All-Star break.
Giguere, who hadn't played since Feb. 16 while recovering from a lower body injury, replaced Reimer and lost the lead in the third before giving up Hainsey's game-winning goal.
Nikolai Kulemin and Phil Kessel scored first-period goals for Toronto.
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) - David Clarkson and Brian Rolston scored goals and Martin Brodeur stopped 25 shots in his return from injury as New Jersey beat Florida.
The Devils are 17-2-2 in their past 21 games. They climbed within nine points of eighth-place Carolina in the Eastern Conference while the Panthers remained eight points back of the postseason cutoff.
Brodeur hadn't played since injuring his right knee Feb. 6 in Montreal.
Marty Reasoner scored for Florida and Tomas Vokoun made 24 saves.