Leafs can’t solve Rangers’ Ge­orgiev

New York tops Toronto as goalie stops 55 shots.

The Times-Tribune - - SPORTS -

NEW YORK — Alexan­dar Ge­orgiev had a ca­reer­high 55 saves in the New York Rangers’ 4-1 vic­tory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Sun­day night.

Mika Zibane­jad, Jimmy Ve­sey and Adam Mcquaid scored to help the Rangers fin­ished their home­s­tand at 2-2-1. Kevin Hayes added an empty-net­ter, and Mats Zuc­carello and Chris Krei­der each had two as­sists.

Kasperi Ka­pa­nen scored for the Maple Leafs. They had won four in a row.

Is­lan­ders 2, Wild 1

At New York, Devon Toews scored the tiebreak­ing goal early in the sec­ond pe­riod, Thomas Greiss stopped 26 shots and the Is­lan­ders beat Min­nesota.

Anthony Beauvil­lier also scored for Metropoli­tan Di­vi­sion-lead­ing New York. The Is­lan­ders won for the fourth time in five games and ninth in 12 (9-1-2).

Mikael Gran­lund scored for the Wild. They lost for the fifth time in six games (1-3-2).

Black­hawks 5, Red Wings 2 At Chicago, Do­minik Kahun had two goals and an as­sist, Cam Ward made 43 saves and the Black­hawks beat Detroit for their sev­enth straight vic­tory.

Light­ning 5, Pan­thers 2

At Sun­rise, Fla., Nikita Kucherov had two goals and an as­sist to lift Tampa Bay past the Pan­thers.

Bruins 2, Avalanche 1, OT At Bos­ton, Brad Marc­hand scored 4:03 into over­time and the Bruins beat Colorado to ex­tend their points streak to seven games.

Jets 3, Sabres 1

At Buf­falo, N.Y., Blake Wheeler scored the go-ahead goal with 3:55 re­main­ing and Win­nipeg beat the Sabres to snap an 0-2-1 skid.

Blues 5, Preda­tors 4, OT

At Nashville, Tenn., Vladimir Tarasenko com­pleted a hat trick 16 sec­onds into over­time and St. Louis beat the Preda­tors to sweep a home­and-home set with their sea­son-best sixth straight vic­tory.

Dev­ils 3, Hur­ri­canes 2

At Ne­wark, N.J., Mar­cus Jo­hans­son scored twice, Keith Kinkaid made 32 saves and the Dev­ils pre­vented Carolina from mov­ing into a play­off spot.

Nico His­chier set up all three goals to help the Dev­ils snap the Hur­ri­canes’ three­game win­ning streak.

KATHY WILLENS / AS­SO­CI­ATED PRESS

Is­lan­ders goal­tender Thomas Greiss and de­fense­man Nick Leddy de­fend against the Wild’s Zach Parise in the third pe­riod Sun­day. The Is­lan­ders won, 2-1.

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