Corey Perry had two goals and an assist in the first period, Andrew Cogliano scored a short-handed goal, and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Carolina Hurricanes 5-3 Sunday night for their second straight victory out of the Olympic break.
Derek Stepan scored his first three goals of the season, and Carl Hagelin added his first two as the New York Rangers' had their best offensive output of the season in a 5-1 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday night.
Beau Bennett and Evgeni Malkin scored 13 seconds apart in the third period and the Pittsburgh Penguins clinched the Atlantic Division title by beating the free-falling Carolina Hurricanes 5-3 on Tuesday night.
Hockey Prospectus releases the latest update in its player power rankings, with Anaheim's Ryan Getzlaf rising to No. 5 on the strength of his continued hot play for the resurgent Ducks. Also, Jiri Tlusty and Brad Marchand make the top 10 skaters.