LOS ANGELES (AP)Chris Kreider scored twice in the third period and the New York Rangers overcame a two-goal deficit for the first time this season in a 5-3 win over the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night.

Braden Schneider, Vincent Trocheck and Kaapo Kakko all had goals in the second period for the Rangers, who have won three of four. Igor Shesterkin made 35 saves.

Kevin Fiala had a goal and two assists, and Gabe Vilardi set a career high with his 11th goal, but the Kings had their five-game winning streak on home ice snapped. Cal Petersen allowed four goals on 24 shots.


MONTREAL (AP) – Jeff Skinner had two goals and three assists as Buffalo snapped an eight-game losing streak with a victory over Montreal.

Tage Thompson added a goal and three assists, while Rasmus Dahlin and Alex Tuch each had a goal and two assists. JJ Peterka and Henri Jokiharju also scored for Buffalo (8-11-0), and Craig Anderson made 29 saves.

Cole Caufield and Sean Monahan scored for the Canadiens (9-9-1), who went 0 for 6 on the power play. Jake Allen allowed seven goals on 38 shots.

Buffalo jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the first 2:13, the second-fastest three goals to begin a game in franchise history.

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