New York Rangers defeat New York Islanders, 5-2

He blasted his team following Wednesday's putrid effort.

He benched two veterans, sparking a shouting match with one. And he gave Henrik Lundqvist yet another start.

Yes, John Tortorella found time to push a lot of buttons in less than 24 hours.

Enough of them turned out to be the right ones for a 5-2 victory over the Islanders Thursday night at Nassau Coliseum, as the Rangers split the home-and-home series to snap a five-game losing streak.

The offensive outburst...