NEW YORK (Ticker) -- Coming off a victory against their biggest
rival, the New York Rangers try to move two games over .500 for
the third time this season on Sunday afternoon as they host the
Tampa Bay Lightning.
The Rangers built a 3-0 lead as defenseman Brian Leetch scored
twice. Leetch scored his second goal of the game and Anson
Carter tallied during a five-minute power play, which was
awarded following Mike Peca's knee-to-knee hit on Jamie
New York had to hold on as the Islanders scored twice in 47
seconds, but Martin Rucinsky sealed the win with his eighth goal
of the season.
Tampa Bay snapped a season-high six-game winless streak with
Saturday's 3-1 win over Buffalo.
In just their ninth road game of the season, the Lightning
scored three goals for the first time since November 20 as
captain Dave Andreychuk netted the game-winner and Nikolai
Khabibulin tied a season high with 37 saves.
Andreychuk has scored in the last two games following a 15-game