Rangers lose to Flyers, 3-2

James van Riemsdyk scored two power-play goals and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the New York Rangers 3-2 on Thursday night. Artemi Panarin trimmed the Flyers’ lead to 3-2 at 18:00 of the third period, but the Rangers were unable to tie the game.

Islanders lose to Capitals 1-0 in shootout

Washington's Evgeny Kuznetsov scored the deciding goal of the shootout, giving the Capitals a 1-0 win over the New York Islanders on Thursday night to reclaim sole possession of first place in the East Division.