Leafs can’t solve Rangers’ Georgiev
New York tops Toronto as goalie stops 55 shots.
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.
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.