NEW YORK — Chris Wagner and Matt Duchene scored 4:16 apart in the second period to lead the Colorado Avalanche to a 2-1 win over the New York Rangers on Thursday night.

Semyon Varlamov stopped 24 shots as Colorado won consecutive games for only the second time this season. The Avalanche, who played the three New York-area teams in a four-day stretch, were coming off a 2-1 win over New Jersey on Tuesday night.

Colorado’s longest winning streak this season was three games between Nov. 10-14.

Oscar Lindberg scored and Antti Raanta stopped 16 shots as the Rangers lost for the fifth time in six games (1-4-1).

SENATORS 4, BLACKHAWKS 3: Mike Hoffman scored his second goal of the game 30 seconds into overtime to give Ottawa a victory at home over the Stanley Cup champions.

Bobby Ryan and Mark Stone also scored for the Senators, and Craig Anderson – making his ninth straight start – stopped 35 shots.

DEVILS 5, HURRICANES 1: Mike Cammalleri scored twice, backup goalie Keith Kincaid stopped 30 shots, and New Jersey won at Carolina.

Adam Henrique, Stephen Gionta and Jacob Josefson also scored for the Devils. Cammalleri increased his team-leading points total to 25 as New Jersey won for the second time in three games.

CAPITALS 3, CANADIENS 2: T.J. Oshie’s second goal of the game broke a tie in the third period and lifted Washington to victory at Montreal.

Tom Wilson also scored for Washington, which won its sixth straight.

The Capitals improved to 10-0-2 at the Bell Centre since 2009 and goalie Braden Holtby stopped 33 shots to run his career record against Montreal to 7-0-2.

RED WINGS 5, COYOTES 1: Niklas Kronwall and Gustav Nyquist scored 18 seconds apart in the first period and Detroit won at home.

WILD 1, MAPLE LEAFS 0: Devan Dubnyk made 28 saves for his fourth shutout of the season, Matt Dumba scored a power-play goal and Minnesota won at home.

PANTHERS 2, PREDATORS 1: Roberto Luongo made 32 saves to lead Florida to a win at Nashville.

Quinton Howden and Jonathan Huberdeau scored for Florida, which won its fourth straight.