Tyler Bozak scored on a penalty shot and then got the winning goal 1:51 into overtime to lift the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 3-2 victory over the host Rangers on Wednesday night, spoiling the New York debut of Martin St. Louis.
Bozak got to a loose puck in front that bounced past Rangers defensemen Dan Girardi and Ryan McDonagh and slammed a shot past Henrik Lundqvist to snap the Maple Leafs’ three-game losing streak and stretch New York’s skid to three.
Toronto built a 2-0 lead on Bozak’s second-period goal and Nazem Kadri’s tally in the third. The Rangers tied it on shorthanded goals by McDonagh and Dominic Moore 1:19 apart.
Lundqvist bounced back from two straight losses in which he gave up 10 goals, finishing with 26 saves. Toronto’s Jonathan Bernier had dropped two straight after regulation while allowing nine goals. He stopped 35 shots.
Flyers 6, Capitals 4 — Claude Giroux and Jakub Voracek each had two goals, and Michael Raffl and Steve Downie also scored to lead host Philadelphia.
Andrew McDonald had an assist in his first game since he was acquired from the Islanders. The Flyers won for the seventh time in eight games and are second in the Metropolitan Division, far removed from the team that started a franchise-worst 1-7.
The Flyers chased Washington goalie Braden Holtby after taking a 4-0 lead early in the second period. Holtby was replaced by Philipp Grubauer for the rest of the game.
Alex Ovechkin, Joel Ward, and Troy Brouwer nearly rallied the Capitals with three straight goals in the third. Brooks Laich also scored.
Giroux continued to put a slow start far behind him as he leads the Flyers’ resurgence.
Flames 4, Senators 1 — Markus Granlund scored his first NHL goal and fellow Finnish rookie Joni Ortio picked up his first career victory as Calgary won at home.
Paul Byron, Joe Colborne, and Mike Cammalleri also scored for the Flames, and rookie Sean Monahan had two assists. Ortio, making his second start, finished with 30 saves to help the Flames win for the sixth time in their last seven home games.
Kyle Turris scored his 20th goal of the season for Ottawa, which has lost four of its last five games.
Granlund scored 2:04 into the first period and Byron doubled the lead at 9:12 of the second. Monahan made it 3-0 about 8 minutes later.
Turris spoiled Ortio’s shutout bid just past midway through the third period.
Canadiens 4, Ducks 3 — Andrei Markov scored the deciding goal in a shootout to give Montreal a win on the road.