Rangers win on hat trick

– Mats Zuccarello's hat trick sent the New York Rangers to a 3-1 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Friday night.

Henrik Lundqvist made 22 saves as the Rangers won for the four time in five games. New York played for the first time since defeating Calgary 4-1 on Oct. 25.

During the break, coach Alain Vigneault reconfigured his top two lines, reuniting Zuccarello with Derick Brassard and Rick Nash and putting Chris Kreider back with Derek Stepan.


•O'REILLY ON ROLL FOR SABRES: Ryan O'Reilly had a goal and two assists, rookie goaltender Linus Ullmark got his first NHL win as the Buffalo Sabres beat the Philadelphia Flyers 3-1.

•HURRICANES GET HOME WIN: Victor Rask, Justin Faulk and Jeff Skinner scored as the Carolina Hurricanes beat the host Colorado Avalanche 3-2.

•CAPITALS WIN TIGHT GAME: Justin Williams and T.J. Oshie each scored a goal to lift the Washington Capitals to a 2-1 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets.