Petr Prucha scored the only goal in the shootout to give the New York Rangers a 4-3 victory over the Florida Panthers last night in Sunrise, Fla.
Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist stopped all four shots by the Panthers in the shootout. Florida's Roberto Luongo stopped Martin Straka, Michael Nylander, and Jaromir Jagr before Prucha scored with a wrist shot over his glove.
Dominic Moore of the Rangers tied the game, 3-3, with three seconds left in the third period. Steve Rucchin and Straka also scored for the Rangers, who began a five-game road trip.
Stephen Weiss, Olli Jokinen, and Anthony Stewart scored for Florida, playing at home for the first time since Oct. 20. The Panthers postponed two home games because of Hurricane Wilma.
Hurricanes 5, Sabres 3 -- Martin Gerber tied his career-high with 41 saves, and Erik Cole scored on one of two penalty shots as Carolina defeated host Buffalo for the Hurricanes' franchise-record eighth straight victory, eclipsing the seven-game winning streak set 20 years ago when the team was located in Hartford.
Ray Whitney, Michael Zigomanis, Frantisek Kaberle, and Justin Williams scored for the Hurricanes, who have won 10 of their last 11 games.
Red Wings 5, Kings 4 -- Robert Lang scored 1:39 into overtime for host Detroit. Tomas Holmstrom added two goals for the Wings (14-2-1) to give him seven in his last four games and Steve Yzerman and Johan Franzen each had a goal.
Blue Jackets 3, Blues 1 -- David Vyborny scored two goals and Marc Denis stopped 24 shots as host Columbus extended St. Louis's franchise-record losing streak to nine games.
Thrashers 5, Penguins 0 -- Jim Slater scored his first career goal and Mike Dunham stopped 24 shots as host Atlanta overpowered Pittsburgh.