New York's Kevin Klein scored with 2:53 left to give the Rangers a 3-2 win at Dallas on Saturday, as the Stars spurned another opportunity to boost their increasingly fragile lead in the NHL's Central Division.
Dmitry Orlov scored with 5:04 remaining after Alex Ovechkin got a tying goal earlier in the period to help the Washington Capitals rally for a 3-2 win over the Minnesota Wild on Friday night.
Andy Bathgate was just fine without a flashy nickname. While Bernie "Boom Boom" Geoffrion and Bobby "The Golden Jet" Hull became known for their powerful slap shots and colorful monikers, Bathgate could score with the best of them -- and settled for just plain Andy.
Calle Jarnkrok scored with 1:51 remaining, Pekka Rinne made 38 saves and the streaking Nashville Predators beat the Chicago Blackhawks 3-1 on Thursday night.
Jamie Benn scored twice in the third period Tuesday night. It was another late goal that the Dallas Stars were talking about, though.
Tomas Hertl, Logan Couture and Joe Thornton each scored two goals to power the San Jose Sharks to a 6-3 victory over the St. Louis Blues in the NHL on Monday.
Jason Pominville and Erik Haula each had a goal and two assists as the Minnesota Wild celebrated the first outdoor game in team history with a 6-1 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday.
The New York Islanders began a seven-game road trip with a 1-0 win at New Jersey on Friday, widening the gap between the rivals in the closely-fought NHL Central Division.
Washington's Justin Williams scored in overtime to lift the Capitals over the New York Islanders 3-2 on Thursday, maintaining their healthy lead atop the NHL's Metropolitan Division.
Not long after assisting on the go-ahead goal with 122 seconds remaining in a victory over his former team, Washington Capitals forward Justin Williams stood in a hallway not far from the visitor's locker room and caught up with a couple of members of the Los Angeles Kings.