Who had the Islanders as the team that would snap Sidney Crosby's points streak? Not only did they do that, but they also won 2-1, after a shootout when Rick DiPietro held his line at Nassau Coliseum. Josh Bailey had the goal in regulation, and P.A. Parenteau had the decisive strike in the shootout. The streak was the longest in the NHL since 1992-93.
Henrik Lundqvist's season-high 43 saves helped the Rangers keep the Devils winless since Jacques Lemaire returned last week. The Rangers won, 3-1, on Michal Rozsival's game-winner. Brian Boyle and Brandon Dubinsky had the other goals. The Devils have lost six straight.
When the Thunder visited the Nets, they needed three overtimes to defeat New Jersey. This time around, they didn't even need three quarters. They were up 15 points after three periods en route to a rout. Brook Lopez had 19 points and six rebounds before the reserves got plenty of run in the .