N.Y. Rangers at New Jersey (7:30 p.m. EST). The Rangers cross the Hudson River to play their Atlantic Division rivals.



_Steve Sullivan, Blackhawks, scored with 27 seconds remaining in overtime, sending Chicago past Detroit 6-5.

_Dainius Zubrus, Canadiens, had two goals and an assist in Montreal's 3-2 win over Atlanta.

_Tim Connolly, Islanders, had three assists as seven New York players scored in a 7-4 victory over Tampa Bay.


Montreal beat Atlanta 3-2 Monday night, ending its seven-game home losing streak. The Canadiens avoided breaking a team record for consecutive home losses, set in 1939-40.


Tampa Bay defenseman Petr Svoboda was placed on injured reserve Monday with a pinched nerve in his neck. Svoboda was injured during the Lightning's 2-1 victory over Florida on Friday night.


Eric Lindros has been cleared to play, six months after being knocked out of the Stanley Cup playoffs with his latest concussion. Dr. James Kelly said Lindros could be ready in weeks.


``It was nice to win, period. We're going to have a long flight and there will be a few smiles, which is a lot better than if we had lost another game at home.'' _ Montreal's Dainius Zubrus, who scored twice in a 3-2 win over Atlanta, ending the Canadiens' seven-game home losing streak.