NHL Wrap: Canadiens rally to beat Rangers

NHL Wrap: Canadiens rally to beat Rangers
February 19, 2013, 11:00 pm
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The Flyers were off on Tuesday after Monday's 7-0 victory over the Islanders (see story).

With the lockout-shortened season one-third completed, Peter Laviolette reflected on the Flyers' year to date (see story).

Now, here is a recap of Tuesday night's action around the NHL:

Habs rally past Rangers
The Montreal Canadiens rallied in the third period to earn a 3-1 victory over the New York Rangers. It was the Canadiens' fifth straight win.

The Habs tied the game late in the second period on a Max Pacioretty goal, and Alex Galchenyuk broke it 1:48 into the third period.

Goalie Carey Price made 24 saves for the Canadiens.

The Rangers, who were without forward Rick Nash, had their five-game point streak snapped (see full recap).

Jets victorious over Buffalo
The Winnipeg Jets snapped a three-game losing streak on Tuesday with a 2-1 victory over the Buffalo Sabres.

Ondrej Pavelec, who was playing in his 200th NHL game, made 29 saves for the Jets, including 11 in the third period.

The Sabres continue to be hurt by slow starts. Against the Jets, they gave up a goal to Bryan Little on the first shot, which happened for the second straight game.

Evander Kane extended his point streak to four games with an assist (see full recap).

Lightning top Leafs
The Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Toronto Maple Leafs, 4-2, on Tuesday night.

Benoit Pouliot led the way for the Lightning with three assists, while Steven Stamkos notched his 10th goal of the season.

Mikhail Grabovski ended an 11-game goal drought with his first period goal for the Leafs.

The Lightning earned their second straight victory following a 0-5-1 skid (see full recap).

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