Carl Hagelin, JT Miller and Martin St Louis were the men on target for the visitors, with Alex Ovechkin’s league-leading 45th goal all the Caps had to show for their efforts. Goaltender Cam Talbot made 28 saves for the Rangers.
The Toronto Maple Leafs snapped a three-game losing streak with a 4-3 victory over the Buffalo Sabres at Air Canada Centre. Tyler Bozak netted the tying goal late in regulation and added the shootout winner for the home team.
Rookie Johnny Gaudreau scored twice as the Calgary Flames rallied for a 6-3 triumph over the Anaheim Ducks at Scotiabank Saddledome.