Photograph of the Canadiens' Matt D'Agostini, left, is sent flying after running into Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist from the AP

  • Montreal 6 Rangers 2: It only took 24 hours for the Rangers to lose their momentum again. Then again, maybe they were a bit tired from Wednesday night’s win. Whatever the reason, they made far too many mistakes and gave up way too many chances in their own end. A lesser team might have been unable to capitalize on those mistakes, but Montreal is a good team and they pounced all over them. They jumped out to a 4-0 lead and they cruised home to an easy win, blitzing Henrik Lundqvist with 39 shots in the process.
  • Devils 3 Philadelphia 2 (Overtime): New Jersey tied things up late in the third thanks to a goal from Patrik Elias and then he provided the game-winner in overtime.,
  • Washington 5 Islanders 2: The Islanders made a nice comeback, battling back from a 2-0 deficit, but the Capitals blew things open with a three-goal third period.