- Associated Press - Tuesday, November 3, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) - Kevin Hayes snapped a tie late in the first period, Henrik Lundqvist made 32 saves and the opportunistic Rangers beat the Capitals 5-2 on Tuesday night in their first meeting since New York defeated Washington in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference semifinals last spring.

Hayes, rookie Oscar Lindberg, Kevin Klein and Derick Brassard each had a goal and an assist as the Rangers extended their points streak to seven games (5-0-2). Jarret Stoll scored his first for New York, which extended its home winning streak to five games.

Alexander Ovechkin, stopped point-blank twice by Lundqvist, and Marcus Johansson scored for the Capitals, who lost for the first time in five road games.


BOSTON (AP) - Tyler Seguin scored three goals against his former team as Dallas beat Boston.

Jyrki Jokipakka got his first NHL goal and Alex Goligoski had his first of the season for the Stars, who ended the Bruins’ four-game winning streak despite being outshot 39-19.

Jason Spezza and John Klingberg had two assists each for the Stars. Kari Lehtonen made 36 saves.

Loui Eriksson scored twice for Boston, and Colin Miller got his first career goal. Tuukka Rask allowed five goals on 19 shots and was mocked by Bruins fans when he made an easy stop late in the game.

Boston lost center Chris Kelly 1:40 into the game with a broken leg.

Seguin’s seventh career hat trick was his sixth with the Stars, who acquired him in a trade with Boston in the summer of 2013.


DETROIT (AP) - Red Wings rookie Dylan Larkin scored to break a third-period tie against Tampa Bay.

The 19-year-old Larkin skated up the right boards and passed the puck to linemate Justin Abdelkader, who quickly returned it to Larkin. He knocked it under the arm of goalie Ben Bishop at 5:54.

Larkin has scored in consecutive games. It was Abdelkader’s first point since the second game of the season.

Riley Sheahan also scored for Detroit, and Jimmy Howard made 29 saves.

Nikita Kucherov scored with a a 5-on-3 advantage for Tampa Bay. With a minute remaining, Lightning defenseman Anton Stralman hit the crossbar.


Casey Cizikas scored the tiebreaking goal with 2:12 left in the third period to lift New York over New Jersey.

Brock Nelson also scored and Jaroslav Halak stopped 23 shots for the Islanders, who had lost three straight (0-1-2) - including a shootout defeat at New Jersey on Saturday.

New York was without star center John Tavares (flu-like symptoms) for the third straight game.

Travis Zajac had the tying power-play goal for the Devils early in the third period and Cory Schneider finished with 33 saves. New Jersey had won six of seven after an 0-3-1 start.


MONTREAL (AP) - Kyle Turris scored 34 seconds into overtime to lift Ottawa over Montreal.

Turris, with his eighth goal of the season, finished a 2-on-1 with Mike Hoffman after a turnover in the Montreal end. It was the Canadiens’ first experience with the new 3-on-3 overtime format.

Jean-Gabriel Pageau scored short-handed for Ottawa.

Dale Weise had the goal for Montreal, which dropped to 11-2-1. The Canadiens outshot Ottawa 36-27.

Mike Condon filled in for injured Canadiens goalie Carey Price for a third straight game.

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