Jakob Silfverberg produced the winning goal with 4:41 to play Friday, lifting Ottawa to a 3-2 victory over the New York Rangers.
Rick Nash broke a third-period tie with a pair of goals Tuesday and the New York Rangers overcame the absence of Brad Richards to down Philadelphia 4-2.
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Buffalo Sabres forward Patrick Kaleta has been handed a five-game suspension for an illegal hit on the New York Rangers' Brad Richards, the NHL said Monday.
Carl Hagelin scored his fifth goal in four games and Derek Stepan notched the game-winner Sunday in the New York Rangers' 2-1 decision over Washington.
Marian Gaborik netted a pair of goals with an assist Saturday and the New York Rangers rallied from a two-goal deficit to skate past Toronto 5-2.
Tuukka Rask stopped 20 shots Saturday and the Boston Bruins opened their lockout-shortened NHL season with a 3-1 decision over the New York Rangers.
Mark Staal's power-play goal 1:35 into overtime Monday boosted the New York Rangers to a 3-2 win over Washington and a 3-2 lead in their playoff series.
Chris Kreider and Brad Richards each scored third-period goals Saturday, propelling the New York Rangers past Washington 3-1 in Game 1 of their playoff series.
Brad Richards scored the go-ahead goal Monday and the New York Rangers avoided first-round elimination with a 3-2 victory over Ottawa.