Rangers edge Stars, Philadelphia defeat Arizona - Highlights of Saturday's NHL Games
The Coyotes slumped to their fifth defeat in a row, while elsewhere New York find a winner in the dying minutes of their clash with Dallas.
Rangers 3, Stars 2
New York Rangers defenseman Kevin Klein scored the winning goal with 2:53 remaining and goaltender Henrik Lundqvist stopped 36 of 38 shots in a 3-2 win over the Dallas Stars on Saturday afternoon at American Airlines Center.
Klein scored his sixth goal of the season on a wrist shot from the slot that beat Stars goaltender Kari Lehtonen, who stopped 26 of 29 shots.
Flyers 4, Coyotes 2
Giroux scored a goal for his 500th career NHL point, while Streit ripped off three assists in the first period to reach 400 lifetime points as the Flyers (28-22-11) won consecutive games for the first time in nearly a month.
Arizona (27-29-6) lost its fifth in a row.
Penguins 4, Jets 1
Hagelin added a second goal and centre Scott Wilson added one for Pittsburgh, which is 6-0 at home since the Jets moved to Winnipeg and on a 15-0 streak at home against that franchise. The team was the Atlanta Thrashers the last time it won in Pittsburgh, 4-2, on Dec. 27, 2006.
Predators 5, Blues 0
Led by Forsberg's three second period goals, Nashville notched its first win in five games against its Central Division rival Saturday, notching a 5-0 shutout in sold-out Bridgestone Arena.
Blue Jackets 4, Panthers 3 (shootout)
Centre Brandon Dubinsky scored the only goal for either team in the shootout, and the Columbus Blue Jackets came back to beat the Florida Panthers 4-3 on Saturday in Nationwide Arena.
Defenseman Seth Jones and left winger Brandon Saad scored third-period goals to get the slow-starting Blue Jackets back into the game.
Left winger Scott Hartnell also scored for the Blue Jackets, while goaltender Joonas Korpisalo had 28 saves.