NEW YORK – Michael Nylander’s goal and three assists helped the New York Rangers beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 Saturday.

Martin Straka, Petr Prucha and Michal Rozsival also scored for the Rangers, the Atlantic Division leaders.

Flyers 6, Penguins 3

PITTSBURGH – Jeff Carter and Michael Handzus scored in the first 2 minutes of the third period and the Philadelphia Flyers beat Pittsburgh 6-3.

Senators 5, Devils 4

OTTAWA -Mike Fisher scored twice and backup goalie Ray Emery made 25 saves in the Ottawa Senators’ 5-4 victory over the New Jersey Devils.

Capitals 5, Canadiens 1

MONTREAL – Brian Sutherby scored twice and Olaf Kolzig made 43 saves, leading the Washington Capitals to a 5-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens.

Blues 3, Red Wings 2

DETROIT -Mike Sillinger and Doug Weight scored in the third period to lead the St. Louis Blues to a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings.

Leafs 5, Thrashers 1

TORONTO – Alexei Ponikarovsky scored twice to help the Toronto Maple Leafs beat Atlanta 5-1.


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