The Florida Panthers did something that has become increasingly rare for the team, come through with a win at home.
The New York Islanders nearly paid for relaxing too early against the Florida Panthers.
Marian Gaborik scored 3:29 into overtime for the New York Rangers, who outlasted the Florida Panthers 3-2 and moved to the top of the NHL standings on Thursday night with their eighth win in nine games.
Stephen Weiss and the first-place Florida Panthers showed the Washington Capitals how much they have improved from last season. Weiss scored two goals to lead the Panthers to a 5-4 win over the Capitals on Monday night.
Kris Versteeg barely remembered the last time he had a hat trick.
Dennis Wideman scored a power-play goal in overtime and the Florida Panthers beat the Washington Capitals 4-3 on Tuesday night to end a three-game losing streak.
Bruce Boudreau spared no one, not even Alex Ovechkin, after the Washington Capitals settled into their longest losing streak in over a year.