Blackhawks lose again, Islanders sink Senators

The Chicago Blackhawks lost for the second time in 24 hours, having previously won 12 in a row, as they went down 4-0 to the Florida Panthers.

Reilly Smith, Brian Campbell, Quinton Howden and Aaron Ekblad scored the goals for the Panthers, who snapped a four-game losing streak.

Goaltender Roberto Luongo moved to 10th in the all-time list for NHL shutouts with 72 after he made 27 saves.

Three goals in the final period from the New York Islanders sealed a 5-2 win at the Ottawa Senators.

Travis Harmonic, John Tavares and Kyle Okposo scored after it was tied at 2-2 after the opening two periods.

The New York Rangers won back-to-back games for the first time since November by beating the Carolina Hurricanes 4-1, with J.T Miller scoring two.

The Detroit Red Wings did all their work in the final period as goals from Dylan Larkin, Henrik Zetterberg and Luke Glendening in the final eight minutes of the game won it.

Gabriele Landeskog’s shootout goal game the Colorado Avalanche a 2-1 win over the St Louis Blues while the Washington Capitals’ clash with Anaheim Ducks was called off due to bad weather.