Derek Stepan scored twice and Rick Callahan had a goal and three assists to power the NY Rangers to a 4-2 win over Winnipeg.
SPIN: The Rangers maintained their grip on the last spot in the East for now but the Islanders on their heels. Rick Nash also scored for New York and the Rangers should be giving it their all in the final month as they try to sneak into the playoffs.
St. Louis knocked off Minnesota 4-1. Brian Elliott made 19 saves on 20 shots in relief of an injured Jaroslav Halak.
SPIN: Kevin Shattenkirk scored for the first time in 16 games, something his owners have been waiting forever for after his strong start to the season. Halak left the game with an upper-body injury and is considered day-to-day. Andy McDonald had a goal and an assist for the Blues as they handed Nicklas Backstrom a rare loss in goal for Minnesota.
The Islanders took down New Jersey 3-1 as John Tarvares scored his 22nd goal of the season for New York.
SPIN: The Islanders continue to hang tough in the ...