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NEW YORK (AP) Rookie sensation Artemi Panarin scored his first hat trick and the Chicago Blackhawks rallied to beat the New York Rangers 5-3 on Wednesday night after blowing a two-goal lead.

Andrew Desjardins and Andrew Shaw also scored and Corey Crawford made 31 saves to help Chicago hand New York its first regulation loss at home in 11 games (8-1-2).

The Blackhawks, who scored a season-high four power-play goals Monday, got three more against New York. The Rangers were miffed by a controversial late penalty that led to Panarin's go-ahead goal with 3 miunutes to play. He added an empty-net tally.

Kevin Hayes, Derick Brassard and Dan Boyle scored for New York, which rallied from a 2-0 deficit to take a 3-2 lead early in the third period.

Rangers captain Ryan McDonagh returned after missing four games with a concussion.

AVALANCHE 3, CANADIENS 2

DENVER (AP) – Jarome Iginla broke a tie with 2:03 left with his second goal of the game in Colorado's victory over Montreal.

Iginla also had a power-play goal in the second period after having a goal waved off for goaltender interference. He has 17 goals this season to push his career total to 606.

Erik Johnson also added a short-handed goal for the Avalanche.

Andrei Markov and Lars Eller scored for the Canadiens.

WILD 5, FLAMES 3

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) – Jason Pominville had a goal and an assist to help Minnesota beat Calgary.

The Wild have won their first two games under interim coach John Torchetti after a 1-11-2 stretch that cost coach Mike Yeo his job.

Jason Zucker, Mikko Koivu and Charlie Coyle, into an empty net, also scored for Minnesota. Nino Neiderreiter had two assists, and Devan Dubnyk stopped 25 shots

Deryk Engelland, David Jones and Mikeal Backlund scored for Calgary.