Olympian Nash streaking toward Sochi

Rangers 4, Capitals 1

* Rick Nash (NYR): two goals; seven goals in last eight games.

* Henrik Lundqvist (NYR): 24 saves; won five of last six starts.

* Rangers: won six of last seven games.

* Alex Ovechkin (WSH): goal; 35 goals are eight more than next-closest player (Ryan Perry, 27).

Lightning 5, Hurricanes 3

* Lightning: won nine of last 11 road games.

* Ben Bishop (TB): sets Lightning single-game record with 48 saves.

* Mark Barberio (TB): First two goals of NHL career (34th career game).

Blackhawks 3, Bruins 2 (F/SO)

* Marian Hossa (CHI): Five goals in last five games (had one in previous 10 games).

* Blackhawks: End four-game losing streak in shootouts.

* Blackhawks: 25-0-5 this season when scoring first.

* Brad Marchand (BOS): Two goals (10th game with 2 or more goals, Bruins were 7-2 previously in those games).