SUNRISE, Fla. — Ryan McDonagh, Chris Kreider and Martin St. Louis had a goal and an assist each, and the New York Rangers got back to their winning ways with a 5-2 victory over the Florida Panthers on Wednesday night.

Derick Brassard, Martin St. Louis and Dominic Moore also scored for New York, and Derek Stepan had two assists. Henrik Lundqvist made 19 saves to earn the win.

The Rangers won their first game after having an eight-game winning streak snapped at Dallas on Monday. It was the longest run in 40 years for New York (20-11-4), which went 9-3 in December.

Tomas Fleischmann and Jimmy Hayes scored for Florida.

New York dominated play from the outset.

The Panthers were outshot 24-12 through the first two periods and 34-21 overall.

LIGHTNING 5, SABRES 1: Ondrej Palat had a goal and three assists, and Tampa Bay reclaimed the Eastern Conference lead with a win at Buffalo.

ISLANDERS 5, JETS 2: Frans Nielsen scored two goals and added an assist, and the surging New York Islanders won at Winnipeg.

Ryan Strome had a goal and three assists, and Anders Lee and Josh Bailey also scored for New York.

PENGUINS 2, HURRICANES 1: Brandon Sutter scored the game-winning goal in the final two minutes, helping Pittsburgh win at home against Carolina.

The Penguins snapped a four-game losing streak.

BLUE JACKETS 3, WILD 1: Kevin Connauton had a goal and an assist and Sergei Bobrovsky made 28 saves to lead host Columbus past Minnesota.

With the game knotted at 1 in the third, Columbus scored a power-play goal at 5:57.

RED WINGS 3, DEVILS 1: Darren Helm scored two goals, and host Detroit prevailed.

Helm’s unassisted tally with 4:25 left gave the Red Wings a two-goal cushion. Detroit goalie Jimmy Howard faced just 16 shots.

STARS 6, COYOTES 0: Kari Lehtonen made 31 saves for his 30th shutout, Brett Ritchie scored in his first NHL game and the Stars won at home against Arizona.

SHARKS 3, DUCKS 0: Antti Niemi earned his third shutout of the season, Joe Pavelski scored his second goal of the game during a two-man advantage, and San Jose won at Anaheim.

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