EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Guy Hebert stopped 38 shots and the New York Rangers ended a 23-game winless streak that spanned four years against New Jersey, beating the Devils 4-3 Saturday.
Petr Nedved, Adam Graves, Michal Grosek and Sandy McCarthy scored for the Rangers in the game that featured the second-period ejections of Mark Messier and Jason Arnott. The Rangers were 0-15-8 against the Devils in the regular season since Jan. 12, 1997. Flyers 1, Red Wings 0
PHILADELPHIA -- Kent Manderville scored the only goal as Philadelphia beat Detroit, ending a four-game winless streak. It was the 10th shutout of the season for Philadelphia's Roman Cechmanek's, one fewer than NHL leader Dominik Hasek of Buffalo. Detroit, which has the NHL's best record since the All-Star break, had won four straight. The Red Wings have lost only three of 25 games. Kings 4, Avalanche 0
LOS ANGELES -- Ziggy Palffy had two goals and an assist in the first period and Felix Potvin notched his career-high sixth shutout as Los Angeles beat Colorado. Jozef Stumpel added a goal and two assists as the Kings scored three times on six first-period shots on their way to ending rookie goalie David Aebischer's five-game winning streak. Penguins 5, Blues 3
PITTSBURGH -- Mario Lemieux set up Jaromir Jagr's tying goal before scoring the game-winner with 1:12 remaining as Pittsburgh rallied with four goals in the third period to beat St. Louis. The rally clinched the Penguins' 11th consecutive trip to the playoffs, the second longest streak in the NHL to St. Louis' 22. Bruins 4, Islanders 2
BOSTON -- Jason Allison recorded a hat trick, scoring the game-winner with 1:19 left and then adding an empty-netter as Boston beat the New York Islanders. Boston, behind Byron Dafoe's 21 saves, moved one point ahead of Carolina into eighth place in the Eastern Conference playoff race. Canadiens 4, Maple Leafs 1
MONTREAL -- Karl Dykhuis had two goals and assisted on another as Montreal beat Toronto. Benoit Brunet, who hadn't scored since Oct. 10, and Craig Darby added goals for Montreal, which improved to 3-0-1 in its last four games and ended a five-game losing streak against Toronto. Predators 4, Wild 1
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Mike Dunham stopped 41 shots and Scott Walker had two goals and an assist as Nashville beat Minnesota. Nashville finished the season series with three victories and a tie over Minnesota, which had a season-high shot total. Stars 2, Flames 0
CALGARY, Alberta -- Dallas rookie Marty Turco made 27 saves for his third shutout as the Stars stretched their unbeaten streak to 10 games with a victory over Calgary. Joe Nieuwendyk and Mike Modano scored for Dallas, which moved within four points of the Detroit Red Wings in the race for second place in the Western Conference.
Dallas has eight wins and two ties during its unbeaten streak, the team's longest unbeaten string since a 15-game stretch from Dec. 6, 1998, to Jan. 6, 1999.
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