Rangers 5, Hurricanes 1: The Rangers scored four goals in the 3rd period against the Carolina Hurricanes to with their sixth straight game. The scoring started off in the first period when Sean Avery scored his first goal of the season. Carolina would tie it at one in the second period, and the goals came easily for the Rangers in the third with goals from Dan Girardi, Brandon Dubinsky, Ryan Callahan and Brad Richards. Henrik Lundqvist stopped 34 shots in win. The Rangers improved to 9-3-3, which is their best start since the 09-10 season (not really that long ago).

Capitals 3, Devils 1: While New Jersey got on the scoreboard first, it was the Caps that were able to skate away to victory. Washington scored three unanswered goals to win the game, putting them on top of their division for the time being. The two teams meet again tonight.