Rangers 5 Ottawa 3: Ottawa kept taking leads and the Rangers kept coming back. Trailing 3-2 heading into the third period, New York erupted for three goals to win the game. Erik Christensen tied things up with his 5th goal of the year. Michael Sauer scored his first goal of the year on the power play to put New York into the lead and Brandon Dubinsky added an empty-netter. Henrik Lundqvist made 24 saves for the win.

Boston 5 Islanders 2: Tuukka Rask was a little better than Rick DiPietro and that made the difference. Both teams racked up 35 shots, but Rask stopped one more than DiPietro. The Bruins scored two empty-netters to complete the scoring.

Dallas 102 Nets 89: New Jersey didn't play defense and the Mavericks shot 55% from the field. Brook Lopez had 24 points in the loss.