NEW YORK (AP) -- Cam Talbot made 38 saves as the streaking New York Rangers beat the Florida Panthers 2-1 on Sunday for their 14th victory in 17 games.
New York has an NHL-best 95 points and has earned at least one point in 17 of 18 games. James Sheppard and Matt Hunwick scored for the Rangers.
The Panthers, who began the day six points out of a playoff spot, lost in regulation for the first time in five games. Brandon Pirri scored his 15th goal, and Dan Ellis made 32 saves.
HURRICANES 3, BLUE JACKETS 2
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Brad Malone's goal capped a big second period for Carolina and helped the Hurricanes end a three-game losing streak with a victory against Columbus.
Justin Faulk and Ron Hainsey also scored for the Hurricanes. Andrej Nestrasil had two assists, and Anton Khudobin made 22 saves.
Nick Foligno and Scott Hartnell had the goals for Columbus, which had won three straight. Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 24 shots.
RED WINGS 5, PENGUINS 1
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Teemu Pulkkinen scored twice for the first multigoal game of his career as the Detroit Red Wings thrashed the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Marek Zidlicky added a goal and two assists for the Red Wings. Henrik Zetterberg and Riley Sheahan also scored for Detroit. Petr Mrazek made 42 saves for his first win in over a month.
Marc-Andre Fleury stopped just 12 of the 16 shots before being pulled in the second period as the Penguins lost their second straight. David Perron scored his 17th, and Sidney Crosby picked up an assist after missing Saturday's loss to Boston due to an illness.