Talbot, Rangers move into 1st by beating Ovechkin, Caps 3-1

WASHINGTON (AP) — Goalie Cam Talbot and the New York Rangers moved atop the Metropolitan Division by beating the Washington Capitals 3-1 Wednesday night, while overcoming Alex Ovechkin’s league-leading 45th goal. Martin St. Louis, Carl Hagelin and J.T. Miller each scored a goal for the Rangers. Talbot made 28 saves, including one particularly spectacular glove[…]

Tavares’ OT goal caps Islanders comeback over Maple Leafs

TORONTO (AP) — John Tavares scored 4:38 into overtime, capping the New York Islanders’ two-goal comeback in a 4-3 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Monday night. Tavares, an Ontario native, went around several defenders to score the winning goal during a delayed Toronto penalty. With his 33rd goal and 39th assist, the Islanders[…]

Zidlicky’s OT goal gives Red Wings 2-1 win over Rangers

DETROIT (AP) — Marek Zidlicky’s power-play goal 1:09 into overtime lifted the Detroit Red Wings to a 2-1 victory over the New York Rangers on Wednesday night. Zidlicky, making his Red Wings debut after being acquired at the NHL trade deadline from New Jersey, punched the puck past goalie Cam Talbot in a scrum to[…]

Schneider, Devils hand Predators 4th straight loss

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Cory Schneider made 33 saves, and the playoff-hopeful New Jersey Devils beat NHL-leading Nashville 3-1 on Tuesday night, sending the Predators to their season-worst fourth straight loss. Adam Larsson and Eric Gelinas scored first-period goals in front of a sparse crowd that came out on a snowy night. Mike Cammalleri was[…]