HAYES SCORES DECIDING GOAL TO LIFT RANGERS
new york» Kevin Hayes scored the deciding goal in the shootout to lead the Rangers to a 3-2 win over the Devils on Sunday night.
Henrik Lundqvist then stopped Damon Severson to secure the Rangers’ sixth win in seven games and second against the Devils at home in eight days. Lundqvist finished with 29 saves through overtime.
Mats Zuccarello also scored in the shootout, and Chris Kreider and Derek Stepan had goals in regulation.
Ryan Hartman, Vinnie Hinostroza and Patrick Kane scored in the third period, and the streaking Blackhawks beat the Sharks 4-1. … Seth Jones scored 46 seconds into overtime lead the Blue Jackets to a 4-3 victory over the Canucks, giving Columbus its ninth straight win and coach John Tortorella the 500th of his career. … Jimmy Hayes scored the game’s only goal, Tuukka Rask made 18 saves and the Bruins beat the Kings 1-0. … Mark Stone had a goal and two assists, Zack Smith scored twice and the Senators beat the Islanders 6-2.
Ottawa’s netminder exits. Senators goaltender Andrew Hammond left Sunday night’s game against the Islanders late in the first period after appearing to injure his knee while diving to make a save and did not return.