Olli Jokinen scored twice and Evander Kane had a goal and assist in the second period for the surging Winnipeg Jets, who completed a dominant road trip with a 4-3 victory over the injury-riddled and slumping New York Rangers on Tuesday night.
I’ve already hit the panic button with the Rangers. When the Wild scored their third goal on Thursday night, I smashed the “Break Glass and Pull Down Handle” cover on the late-season collapse alarm.
The Flames look to extend its season-best winning streak to five, while the Islanders try to stay hot during its best stretch of the season Monday night at the Scotiabank Saddledome.
A red-hot Jarome Iginla hasn’t helped the Calgary Flames improve their overall fortunes. He’s had more luck leading the Flames to victories in their recent matchups with the New York Rangers.
With a mix of young players and core of veterans, Henrik Lundqvist and Marian Gaborik remain the Rangers top players and keys to the season.