New York Rangers defeat Montreal Canadiens, 6-2

Maybe it was Rex Ryan's go-for-it attitude in the final minutes in San Diego that spurred them on.

More likely, it was another discouraging start and an unhappy coach - either way, something lit a fire under the Rangers Sunday night, and they responded by hammering the Montreal Canadiens, 6-2, to break a three-game skid.

The Rangers poured it on with six unanswered goals from the start of the hot-blooded second period on. Ryan Callahan led the way with two goals and two...