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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - April 6, 2015, Winnipeg, Manitoba C M Y K PAGE C2 Any Child. Any Need. Every Day. Call ( 204) 982- 1050 O R V I S I T varietymanitoba. com DONATE T O D A Y With your donation you give a child... a childhood . Your Satisfaction Guaranteed 204- 793- 4105 don. tomac@ coldwellbanker. ca Don Tomac p 204 956 7709 Look and feel more confident with laser hair therapy or hair restoration surgery. Call 204 956 7709 for your free confidential consultation. GET BACK TO THE WAY THINGS WERE confifififififififident C2 WINNIPEG FREE PRESS MONDAY, APRIL 6, 2015 winnipegfreepress. com NHL REPORT PAUL SANCYA / THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Going in Detroit Red Wings centre Darren Helm scores on Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby during the second period of an NHL game at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit Sunday. The Capitals won, 2- 1. Note: The top three teams in each division and the next two teams in the conference earn playoff berths. A team winning in regulation, overtime or shootout is credited with two points and a victory in the W column; the team losing in overtime or shootout receives one point which is registered in the OL or SL columns. National Hockey League WESTERN CONFERENCE Central GP W L OL SL F A P Home Away Last 10 Strk x- St. Louis 79 49 23 3 4 242 197 105 25- 11- 1- 124- 12- 2- 3 5- 3- 1- 1 W- 3 x- Nashville 79 47 22 4 6 227 197 104 28- 8- 2- 2 19- 14- 2- 4 5- 2- 2- 1 L- 3 x- Chicago 79 48 25 3 3 225 182 102 24- 11- 3- 224- 14- 0- 1 6- 4- 0- 0 L- 1 Pacific GP W L OL SL F A P Home Away Last 10 Strk y- Anaheim 80 50 23 2 5 234 221 107 26- 11- 1- 224- 12- 1- 3 7- 3- 0- 0 L- 1 Vancouver 79 45 29 3 2 229 216 95 21- 15- 1- 124- 14- 2- 1 5- 4- 1- 0 L- 2 Calgary 79 43 29 4 3 234 208 93 21- 13- 3- 222- 16- 1- 1 5- 3- 1- 1 W- 1 Wild Card GP W L OL SL F A P Home Away Last 10 Strk Minnesota 78 44 26 5 3 223 192 96 22- 12- 4- 222- 14- 1- 1 7- 2- 0- 1 L- 2 Los Angeles 78 39 25 7 7 212 195 92 24- 9- 4- 3 15- 16- 3- 4 6- 3- 1- 0 W- 2 Winnipeg 78 40 26 7 5 222 208 92 22- 13- 3- 218- 13- 4- 3 7- 3- 0- 0 W- 1 San Jose 79 39 31 3 6 223 222 87 19- 16- 2- 320- 15- 1- 3 5- 4- 0- 1 L- 1 Dallas 79 38 31 7 3 248 258 86 16- 16- 5- 322- 15- 2- 0 6- 4- 0- 0 W- 1 Colorado 79 36 31 8 4 212 223 84 20- 15- 2- 116- 16- 6- 3 4- 5- 1- 0 L- 1 Edmonton 79 23 43 6 7 188 272 59 14- 22- 1- 2 9- 21- 5- 5 5- 4- 0- 1 L- 3 Arizona 79 24 47 3 5 167 262 56 11- 24- 3- 213- 23- 0- 3 3- 7- 0- 0 W- 1 EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic GP W L OL SL F A P Home Away Last 10 Strk x- Montreal 80 48 22 5 5 213 183 106 25- 9- 3- 3 23- 13- 2- 2 5- 2- 1- 2 W- 1 x- Tampa Bay 80 48 24 3 5 255 206 104 30- 8- 0- 1 18- 16- 3- 4 6- 3- 1- 0 W- 1 Boston 79 41 25 4 9 209 201 95 24- 10- 3- 417- 15- 1- 5 5- 2- 1- 2 W- 5 Metropolitan GP W L OL SL F A P Home Away Last 10 Strk y- N. Y. Rangers 78 50 21 2 5 240 182 107 24- 10- 1- 426- 11- 1- 1 6- 4- 0- 0 W- 3 x- Washington 80 44 25 7 4 237 199 99 22- 12- 2- 322- 13- 5- 1 7- 2- 1- 0 W- 1 N. Y. Islanders 79 46 27 1 5 241 219 98 25- 14- 0- 121- 13- 1- 4 3- 5- 0- 2 W- 1 Wild Card GP W L OL SL F A P Home Away Last 10 Strk Pittsburgh 79 42 26 5 6 215 203 95 23- 13- 2- 219- 13- 3- 4 3- 6- 1- 0 L- 3 Detroit 79 41 25 3 10 227 215 95 21- 10- 1- 820- 15- 2- 2 3- 5- 1- 1 L- 1 Ottawa 79 40 26 6 7 228 211 93 22- 13- 2- 318- 13- 4- 4 6- 2- 1- 1 L- 1 Florida 80 36 29 5 10 199 219 87 19- 13- 0- 717- 16- 5- 3 5- 4- 1- 0 L- 2 Columbus 78 39 35 2 2 219 240 82 17- 20- 1- 122- 15- 1- 1 9- 1- 0- 0 W- 9 Philadelphia 79 32 29 7 11 208 224 82 22- 9- 1- 6 10- 20- 6- 5 4- 2- 1- 3 W- 1 New Jersey 79 32 34 6 7 174 205 77 19- 13- 4- 413- 21- 2- 3 3- 5- 2- 0 L- 1 Carolina 78 29 38 4 7 180 216 69 18- 15- 2- 511- 23- 2- 2 3- 4- 2- 1 W- 1 Toronto 80 30 43 3 4 208 253 67 22- 17- 1- 0 8- 26- 2- 4 3- 6- 0- 1 W- 1 Buffalo 79 22 49 3 5 155 265 52 13- 21- 2- 3 9- 28- 1- 2 3- 6- 1- 0 L- 2 x- clinched playoff berth; y- clinched division; z- clinched conference Sunday’s Results Toronto 3 Ottawa 2 ( SO) Philadelphia 4 Pittsburgh 1 Washington 2 Detroit 1 Montreal 4 Florida 1 St. Louis 2 Chicago 1 Saturday’s Results Carolina 3 Philadelphia 2 ( SO) Columbus 5 Pittsburgh 3 Winnipeg 5 Vancouver 4 Detroit 3 Minnesota 2 ( SO) Ottawa 4 Washington 3 ( OT) N. Y. Islanders 3 Buffalo 0 Boston 2 Toronto 1 ( SO) Tampa Bay 4 Florida 0 N. Y. Rangers 6 New Jersey 1 Dallas 4 Nashville 3 ( OT) Arizona 5 San Jose 3 Los Angeles 3 Colorado 1 Calgary 4 Edmonton 0 Monday’s Games Carolina at Buffalo, 6 p. m. Columbus at N. Y. Rangers, 6 p. m. Winnipeg at Minnesota, 7 p. m. Los Angeles at Vancouver, 9 p. m. Dallas at San Jose, 9: 30 p. m. Scoring Leaders Through Saturday GP G A Pts +/- PIM PP SH GW S Pct Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh 73 27 54 81 7 45 10 0 3 223 12.1 John Tavares, N. Y. Islanders 79 35 45 80 0 46 12 0 7 264 13.3 Alex Ovechkin, Washington 78 52 27 79 10 54 24 0 11 383 13.6 Jamie Benn, Dallas 79 30 47 77 5- 64 8 2 5 242 12.4 Jakub Voracek, Philadelphia 78 21 56 77 5 68 10 0 3 212 9.9 Nicklas Backstrom, Washington 79 18 57 75 5 40 3 0 3 149 12.1 Tyler Seguin, Dallas 69 37 37 74 4- 20 13 0 5 275 13.5 Jiri Hudler, Calgary 76 29 43 72 13 14 6 0 4 150 19.3 Steven Stamkos, Tampa Bay 80 42 29 71 2 47 12 0 6 261 16.1 Vladimir Tarasenko, St. Louis 76 36 35 71 25 31 8 0 6 260 13.8 Daniel Sedin, Vancouver 79 17 54 71 3 18 4 0 4 218 7.8 Nick Foligno, Columbus 75 30 40 70 12 46 11 0 3 171 17.5 Evgeni Malkin, Pittsburgh 65 28 42 70 4 60 9 0 4 197 14.2 Rick Nash, N. Y. Rangers 77 42 27 69 30 36 6 4 8 297 14.1 Joe Pavelski, San Jose 79 37 32 69 12 27 19 0 5 249 14.9 Tyler Johnson, Tampa Bay 75 27 42 69 33 24 7 0 5 194 13.9 Ryan Johansen, Columbus 78 26 43 69 7- 36 7 2 0 197 13.2 Claude Giroux, Philadelphia 77 23 46 69 0 34 13 0 4 270 8.5 Ryan Getzlaf, Anaheim 76 24 44 68 14 58 3 0 6 186 12.9 Henrik Sedin, Vancouver 79 18 50 68 10 22 5 0 0 100 18.0 Max Pacioretty, Montreal 79 37 30 67 38 32 7 3 10 302 12.3 Jonathan Toews, Chicago 78 28 38 66 31 36 6 2 7 189 14.8 Saturday’s summaries CANUCKS 4 JETS 5 Braden Holtby made 35 saves and the Washington Capitals beat the Detroit Red Wings 2- 1 on Sunday. Holtby, making a franchise- record 23rd straight start, earned his 40th win of the season and 100th of his career. Evgeny Kuznetsov and Mike Green scored for the Capitals, who have won four of five and leapfrogged the New York Islanders for second place in the Metropolitan Division. First Period 1. Washington, Kuznetsov 11 ( Niskanen, Green) 3: 38 ( pp). Penalties — Cleary Det ( high- sticking) 1: 51, Ovechkin Wash ( holding) 10: 18. Second Period 2. Washington, Green 10 ( Gleason, Ovechkin) 4: 42. 3. Detroit, Helm 14 ( Datsyuk, Pulkkinen) 12: 59 ( pp). Penalties — Orpik Wash ( tripping) 1: 56, Det Bench ( too many men) 5: 38, Zidlicky Det ( clipping) 10: 28, Ward Wash ( goaltender interference) 12: 14, Green Wash ( delay of game) 15: 45, Brouwer Wash ( closing hand on puck) 16: 14. Third Period No Scoring. Penalties — None. Shots on goal by Washington 14 6 8— 28 Detroit 10 16 10— 36 Goal — Washington: Holtby ( W, 40- 19- 10); Detroit: Mrazek ( L, 15- 9- 2). Power plays — Washington: 1- 3; Detroit: 1- 5. Referees — Wes McCauley, Brian Pochmara. Linesmen — Brad Kovachik, Don Henderson. Att. at Detroit, MI — 20,027 First Period 1. Winnipeg, Slater 5 ( Tlusty, Enstrom) 4: 34. 2. Winnipeg, Frolik 18 ( Little, Perreault) 5: 24. 3. Vancouver, H. Sedin 18 ( Edler, D. Sedin) 9: 37 ( pp). 4. Vancouver, D. Sedin 17 ( Vrbata, Hamhuis) 17: 37. 5. Winnipeg, Stempniak 13 ( Perreault, Myers) 18: 13. Penalties — Little Wpg ( tripping) 7: 55, Hamhuis Vcr ( delay of game) 15: 15, Baertschi Vcr ( holding) 19: 24. Second Period 6. Winnipeg, Scheifele 15 ( Wheeler, Trouba) 19: 04. 7. Vancouver, Burrows 17 ( Bieksa, Sbisa) 19: 12. Penalties — Trouba Wpg ( hooking) 6: 18, Baertschi Vcr ( hooking) 8: 50, Lowry Wpg ( roughing) 19: 51, Sbisa Vcr ( roughing) 19: 51. Third Period 8. Winnipeg, Stempniak 14 ( Perreault) 9: 36. 9. Vancouver, Burrows 18 ( D. Sedin, H. Sedin) 17: 55. Penalties — Myers Wpg ( tripping) 6: 01, H. Sedin Vcr ( hooking) 9: 51. Shots on goal by Vancouver 11 7 12— 30 Winnipeg 16 12 8— 36 Goal — Vancouver: Lack ( L, 16- 13- 4); Winnipeg: Pavelec ( W, 20- 16- 7). Power plays — Vancouver: 1- 3; Winnipeg: 0- 4. Referees — Chris Lee, Dan O’Rourke. Linesmen — Scott Driscoll, Ryan Galloway. Att. at Winnipeg, MB — 15,016 Jonas Hiller subbed for an injured Karri Ramo and posted his 23rd career shutout with a 27- save performance, and Calgary came away with a 4- 0 decision over Edmonton at Rexall Place. Markus Granlund tallied twice with Dennis Wideman adding a goal and two assists and Joe Colborne also scoring for the Flames, winners in three of their last four. The visitors jumped into third place in the Pacific Division, one point ahead of Los Angeles, which occupies the final wild- card berth in the West. First Period 1. Calgary, Colborne 8 ( Raymond, Wideman) 1: 59. Penalties — None. Second Period 2. Calgary, Granlund 7 ( Jooris, Wideman) 17: 56. Penalties — None. Third Period 3. Calgary, Wideman 15 ( Russell, Monahan) 2: 16 ( pp). 4. Calgary, Granlund 8 ( Jooris) 18: 52. Penalties — Aulie Edm ( cross- checking) 2: 10. Shots on goal by Calgary 8 11 10— 29 Edmonton 11 6 10— 27 Goal — Calgary: Hiller ( W, 24- 19- 4); Edmonton: Scrivens ( L, 15- 26- 10). Power plays — Calgary: 1- 1; Edmonton: 0- 0. Referees — Jean Hebert, Ian Walsh. Linesmen — Brad Lazarowich, Mark Shewchyk. Att. at Edmonton, AB — 16,839 Cody Eakin’s penalty shot in overtime lifted the Dallas Stars to a 4- 3 win over the Nashville Predators. With less than a minute to play in the extra session, a stretch pass sent Eakin behind the Nashville defense. The stick was then knocked out of his hands by Mattias Ekholm, giving Eakin the chance to end the game. Travis Moen, Tyler Seguin and Colton Sceviour also scored for the Stars to end their two- game losing streak. First Period 1. Nashville, Forsberg 24 ( Ekholm, Jones) 9: 59. Penalties — Jo. Benn Dal ( holding) 17: 00. Second Period 2. Dallas, Moen 3 ( Sceviour) 4: 09. Penalties — Garbutt Dal ( tripping) 13: 12. Third Period 3. Dallas, Seguin 37 ( Klingberg, Eaves) 3: 23 ( pp). 4. Dallas, Sceviour 8 ( Moen, Goligoski) 7: 28. 5. Nashville, Ellis 8 ( Forsberg, Neal) 10: 46. 6. Nashville, Neal 23 ( Ribeiro, Bourque) 18: 05. Penalties — Jarnkrok Nash ( tripping) 2: 24. Overtime 7. Dallas, Eakin 18 ( unassisted) 4: 04 ( evenpenalty- shot). Penalties — None. Shots on goal by Dallas 6 6 9 3— 24 Nashville 8 15 11 2— 36 Goal — Dallas: Enroth ( W, 15- 26- 2); Nashville: Rinne ( LO, 41- 15- 6). Power plays — Dallas: 1- 1; Nashville: 0- 2. Referees — Justin St. Pierre, Brad Watson. Linesmen — Darren Gibbs, Andy McElman. Att. at Nashville, TN — 17,113 Jaroslav Halak made 21 saves for his sixth shutout of the season to lead the New York Islanders to a 3- 0 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday. Kyle Okposo, Brock Nelson and Nikolay Kulemin scored the goals to help New York win for the second time in three games. The Islanders are in second place in the Metropolitan Division, but they did not clinch a playoff berth due to Ottawa’s win over New York. First Period 1. N. Y. Islanders, Okposo 17 ( Tavares, Nielsen) 6: 37 ( pp). Penalties — Ellis Buf ( hooking) 5: 58. Second Period No Scoring. Penalties — Clutterbuck NYI ( hooking) 11: 33, Strait NYI ( high- sticking) 16: 33. Third Period 2. N. Y. Islanders, Nelson 20 ( unassisted) 9: 32. 3. N. Y. Islanders, Kulemin 14 ( Hamonic, Visnovsky) 13: 13. Penalties — Strachan Buf ( tripping) 4: 07, Nielsen NYI ( interference) 10: 26, Kaleta Buf ( unsportsmanlike conduct) 18: 34, Boulton NYI ( unsportsmanlike conduct) 18: 34, Boulton NYI ( misconduct) 18: 34. Shots on goal by Buffalo 8 9 4— 21 N. Y. Islanders 13 8 15— 36 Goal — Buffalo: Makarov ( L, 0- 1- 0); N. Y. Islanders: Halak ( W, 37- 16- 3). Power plays — Buffalo: 0- 4; N. Y. Islanders: 1- 2. Referees — Wes McCauley, Dean Morton. Linesmen — Derek Amell, Trent Knorr. Att. at Uniondale, NY — 16,170 Henrik Lundqvist’s 35 saves and three firstperiod goals propelled the New York Rangers to a 6- 1 victory over the New Jersey Devils at Madison Square Garden. Rick Nash’s career- best 42nd goal of the season was followed by tallies from Keith Yandle and Dominic Moore during the opening session, helping the Eastern Conferenceleading Rangers reach the 50- win mark for only the fourth time in franchise history. First Period 1. N. Y. Rangers, Nash42( Zuccarello, Yandle) 5: 10. 2. N. Y. Rangers, Yandle 6 ( Kreider, Stepan) 11: 59. 3. N. Y. Rangers, Moore 8 ( Glass, Fast) 12: 24. Penalties — Brassard NYR ( holding) 14: 12. Second Period 4. N. Y. Rangers, Stepan 14 ( Nash, McDonagh) 19: 57 ( sh). Penalties — Cammalleri NJ ( Embellishment) 8: 46, Zuccarello NYR ( unsportsmanlike conduct) 8: 46, Hagelin NYR ( tripping) 19: 04. Third Period 5. N. Y. Rangers, Brassard 18 ( St. Louis, Staal) 1: 55. 6. N. Y. Rangers, Moore 9 ( McDonagh, Girardi) 12: 00. 7. New Jersey, Ruutu 8 ( Fraser, Tootoo) 16: 30. Penalties — Moore NYR ( high- sticking) 0: 11, Gelinas NJ ( interference) 1: 01, Girardi NYR ( interference) 3: 26. Shots on goal by New Jersey 13 12 11— 36 N. Y. Rangers 8 16 8— 32 Goal — New Jersey: Schneider ( L, 26- 29- 9); N. Y. Rangers: Lundqvist ( W, 28- 12- 3). Power plays — New Jersey: 0- 4; N. Y. Rangers: 0- 1. Att. at New York, NY — 18,006 Steven Stamkos scored a pair of goals and assisted on another to help the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 4- 0 win over the Florida Panthers on Saturday night. Ryan Callahan and Tyler Johnson supplied the other goals for Tampa Bay, which tied Montreal at the top of the Atlantic Division with 104 points. Ben Bishop stopped all 34 shots sent his way to preserve the shutout, his fourth of the year. The Maine product also managed to set a new career and team record with his 38th win of the season. First Period No Scoring. Penalties — Barberio TB ( high- sticking) 7: 20. Second Period 1. Tampa Bay, Stamkos 41 ( Johnson, Nesterov) 6: 10 ( pp). 2. Tampa Bay, Stamkos 42 ( Callahan) 11: 19. Penalties — Johnson TB ( hooking) 2: 16, Kopecky Fla ( tripping) 5: 12. Third Period 3. Tampa Bay, Callahan 24 ( Stamkos) 1: 03. 4. Tampa Bay, Johnson 27 ( unassisted) 18: 13. Penalties — Koekkoek TB ( interference) 10: 38, Witkowski TB ( tripping) 12: 14. Shots on goal by Tampa Bay 7 9 7— 23 Florida 7 15 11— 33 Goal — Tampa Bay: Bishop ( W, 38- 13- 5); Florida: Luongo ( L, 27- 19- 12). Power plays — Tampa Bay: 1- 1; Florida: 0- 4. Referees — Mike Leggo, Kevin Pollock. Linesmen — Shane Heyer, Pierre Racicot. Att. at Sunrise, FL — 11,072 Nathan Gerbe and Chris Terry scored in the shootout to lift the Carolina Hurricanes over the Philadelphia Flyers, 3- 2, on Saturday. Jordan Staal and Elias Lindholm lit the lamp in regulation for the Hurricanes, who snapped a three- game skid. Cam Ward made 21 saves. Michael Raffl and Sean Couturier scored for the Flyers, who fell to 3- 11 in shootouts this season. Ray Emery stopped 24- of- 26 shots in his first start since March 21. First Period 1. Carolina, Lindholm 17 ( Jo. Staal, E. Staal) 11: 00. Penalties — Lecavalier Pha ( tripping) 12: 47, Schultz Pha ( hooking) 17: 29. Second Period 2. Carolina, Jo. Staal 5 ( unassisted) 3: 27. 3. Philadelphia, Raffl 21 ( Couturier, Del Zotto) 9: 46 ( pp). Penalties — Semin Car ( hooking) 7: 56. Third Period 4. Philadelphia, Couturier 14 ( B. Schenn, Del Zotto) 18: 10. Penalties — Nestrasil Car ( high- sticking) 6: 27, VandeVelde Pha ( tripping) 9: 50. Overtime No Scoring. Penalties — None. Shootout — Carolina wins 2- 1 Philadelphia: Voracek miss, Cousins goal, Giroux miss. Carolina: Gerbe goal, Terry goal, Rask miss. Shots on goal by Philadelphia 4 8 11 0— 23 Carolina 7 7 11 1— 26 Goal — Philadelphia: Emery ( LO, 10- 10- 7); Carolina: Ward ( W, 21- 22- 5). Power plays — Philadelphia: 1- 2; Carolina: 0- 3. Att. at Raleigh, NC — 12,852 First Period 1. Arizona, Ekman- Larsson 22 ( Arcobello, Moore) 11: 53 ( pp). 2. San Jose, Hertl 13 ( Fedun, Tierney) 16: 36 ( pp). 3. Arizona, Doan 14 ( Stone, Ekman- Larsson) 18: 57 ( pp). Penalties — Doan Ari ( hooking) 4: 49, Stollery SJ ( hooking) 10: 27, Ekman- Larsson Ari ( interference) 15: 39, Goodrow SJ ( tripping) 17: 50. Second Period 4. Arizona, Ekman- Larsson 23 ( Gagner, Doan) 17: 46. 5. San Jose, Thornton 15 ( Burns, Karlsson) 18: 05. Penalties — Doan Ari ( hooking) 3: 55. Third Period 6. Arizona, Arcobello 17 ( Doan, Rieder) 5: 30. 7. San Jose, Tierney 6 ( Irwin, Fedun) 6: 48 ( pp). 8. Arizona, Gagner 14 ( Erat, Moss) 19: 49 ( en). Penalties — Moss Ari ( high- sticking) 1: 27, Stone Ari ( hooking) 5: 46, Thornton SJ ( hooking) 9: 53, Fedun SJ ( high- sticking) 12: 51, Moss Ari ( delay of game) 17: 11. Shots on goal by San Jose 16 14 15— 45 Arizona 14 12 8— 34 Goal — San Jose: Niemi ( L, 30- 23- 7); Arizona: Smith ( W, 14- 39- 5). Power plays — San Jose: 2- 6; Arizona: 2- 4. Referees — Francis Charron, Francois St. Laurent. Linesmen — Lonnie Cameron, Vaughan Rody. Att. at Glendale, AZ — 14,752 First Period 1. Minnesota, Parise 31 ( Granlund, Pominville) 14: 07. 2. Detroit, Sheahan 13 ( Weiss, DeKeyser) 15: 59. Penalties — Kronwall Det ( tripping) 4: 27. Second Period 3. Detroit, Nyquist 26 ( Zetterberg, Kronwall) 17: 13 ( pp). Penalties — Kronwall Det ( interference) 6: 24, Quincey Det ( interference) 7: 36, Haula Minn ( holding) 15: 22. Third Period 4. Minnesota, Parise 32 ( Pominville, Suter) 6: 33 ( pp). Penalties — DeKeyser Det ( closing hand on puck) 5: 59, DeKeyser Det ( Concealing puck) 5: 59, Fontaine Minn ( holding) 8: 31, Det Bench ( too many men) 10: 25, Weiss Det ( tripping) 17: 29. Overtime No Scoring. Penalties — None. Shootout — Detroit: Datsyuk miss, Nyquist goal, Tatar miss, Sheahan goal, Zetterberg miss, Weiss miss, Kronwall miss, Helm goal. Minnesota: Parise miss, Coyle miss, Pominville goal, Vanek goal, Niederreiter miss, Stewart miss, Granlund miss, Fontaine miss. Shots on goal by Detroit 7 7 7 1— 22 Minnesota 4 8 12 0— 24 Goal — Detroit: Howard ( W, 22- 13- 10); Minnesota: Dubnyk ( LO, 35- 12- 4). Power plays — Detroit: 1- 2; Minnesota: 1- 6. Referees — Ghislain Hebert, Brad Meier. Linesmen — Brian Mach, Derek Nansen. Att. at St. Paul, MN — 19,246 Marian Gaborik, Alec Martinez and Dwight King each scored to lead the Los Angeles Kings to a 3- 1 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday. Jonathan Quick stopped nine shots while Robyn Regehr and Jeff Carter each posted two assists for the Kings, who have won their past two. Los Angeles moved back into the final wild card spot in the Western Conference with 92 points. Winnipeg also has 92 points, but Los Angeles holds the tiebreaker and both teams have four games to play. Also, the Kings are one point behind Calgary for third place in the Pacific Division. First Period 1. Los Angeles, King 12 ( Carter, Regehr) 13: 56. Penalties — Williams LA ( slashing) 4: 31. Second Period 2. Colorado, O’Reilly 16 ( Landeskog, Tanguay) 1: 12. 3. Los Angeles, Martinez 6 ( Toffoli, Carter) 10: 09. Penalties — None. Third Period 4. Los Angeles, Gaborik 26 ( Kopitar, Regehr) 18: 04. Penalties — None. Shots on goal by Colorado 3 4 3— 10 Los Angeles 9 10 7— 26 Goal — Colorado: Varlamov ( L, 26- 20- 8); Los Angeles: Quick ( W, 35- 21- 12). Power plays — Colorado: 0- 1; Los Angeles: 0- 0. Referees — Graham Skilliter, Kelly Sutherland. Linesmen — Jay Sharrers, Bryan Pancich. Att. at Los Angeles, CA — 18,230 Nick Foligno’s first career hat trick catapulted the red- hot Columbus Blue Jackets to a franchise- record ninth straight win, a 5- 3 come- from- behind decision over the Pittsburgh Penguins. First Period 1. Pittsburgh, Crosby 27 ( Hornqvist, Cole) 8: 21. Penalties — Connauton Clb ( hooking) 1: 43, Downie Pgh ( goaltender interference) 8: 41, Pgh Bench ( too many men) 12: 52, Dubinsky Clb ( tripping) 18: 05. Second Period 2. Pittsburgh, Sutter 18 ( Cole, Spaling) 11: 07. 3. Columbus, Foligno 28 ( Dubinsky, Anisimov) 16: 25. 4. Columbus, Calvert 11 ( Dano, Letestu) 18: 28. Penalties — None. Third Period 5. Columbus, Foligno 29 ( Dubinsky) 6: 46. 6. Columbus, Hartnell 26 ( Dano, Wennberg) 9: 29. 7. Pittsburgh, Lovejoy 2 ( Comeau, Winnik) 10: 10. 8. Columbus, Foligno 30 ( Savard, Dubinsky) 19: 03 ( en). Penalties — Downie Pgh ( holding) 3: 16, Johnson Clb ( roughing) 12: 30. Shots on goal by Pittsburgh 15 10 11— 36 Columbus 12 10 13— 35 Goal — Pittsburgh: Fleury ( L, 33- 19- 8); Columbus: Bobrovsky ( W, 28- 17- 2). Power plays — Pittsburgh: 0- 3; Columbus: 0- 3. Referees — Greg Kimmerly, Brian Pochmara. Linesmen — Shandor Alphonso, Tim Nowak. Att. at Columbus, OH — 18,513 Patrice Bergeron posted his club’s lone goal in regulation and netted the winner in a shootout, which enabled Boston to come away with a 2- 1 victory over Toronto at TD Garden. Tuukka Rask stopped 27 shots for the Bruins, who tied fellow wild- card hopeful Pittsburgh with 95 points and maintained a three- point edge over Ottawa in the race for the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. First Period No Scoring. Penalties — MacWilliam Tor ( hooking) 12: 29, Kadri Tor ( interference) 17: 37. Second Period 1. Boston, Bergeron 22 ( Marchand, Krejci) : 19. 2. Toronto, van Riemsdyk 26 ( Rielly, Gardiner) 14: 31. Penalties — Krejci Bos ( holding) 10: 58. Third Period No Scoring. Penalties — MacWilliam Tor ( slashing) 7: 54, Smith Bos ( holding) 9: 47. Overtime No Scoring. Penalties — None. Shootout — Boston wins 1- 0 Toronto: Bozak miss, van Riemsdyk miss, Kadri miss. Boston: Krejci miss, Bergeron goal. Shots on goal by Toronto 6 11 8 3— 28 Boston 19 12 16 3— 50 Goal — Toronto: Reimer ( LO, 9- 15- 1); Boston: Rask ( W, 34- 19- 12). Power plays — Toronto: 0- 2; Boston: 0- 3. Referees — Marc Joannette, Chris Rooney. Linesmen — Tony Sericolo, Brian Murphy. Att. at Boston, MA — 17,565 Kyle Turris scored the winning goal with 1: 46 to play in overtime as the Ottawa Senators grabbed a key 4- 3 win over the Washington Capitals on Saturday. First Period 1. Ottawa, Stone 21 ( MacArthur, Gryba) 3: 21. 2. Ottawa, MacArthur 15 ( Karlsson, Zibanejad) 9: 03 ( pp). 3. Ottawa, Zibanejad 20 ( Ryan, Karlsson) 9: 56 ( pp). Penalties — Ward Wash ( interference) 7: 17, Fehr Wash ( hooking) 8: 27, Holtby Wash ( delay of game) 8: 55, Wilson Wash ( fighting) 16: 48, Borowiecki Ott ( fighting) 16: 48. Second Period 4. Washington, Johansson 19 ( Orpik, Carlson) 6: 26. Penalties — Hoffman Ott ( hooking) 16: 48. Third Period 5. Washington, Green 9 ( Backstrom, Brouwer) 7: 18. 6. Washington, Brouwer 21 ( Carlson, Fehr) 15: 50. Penalties — Wilson Wash ( cross- checking) 13: 32, Gryba Ott ( roughing) 13: 32. Overtime 7. Ottawa, Turris 23 ( unassisted) 3: 14. Penalties — None. Shots on goal by Washington 7 12 11 2— 32 Ottawa 13 7 4 4— 28 Goal — Washington: Holtby ( LO, 39- 19- 10); Ottawa: Hammond ( W, 17- 1- 1). Power plays — Washington: 0- 2; Ottawa: 2- 3. Referees — Steve Kozari, Tim Peel. Linesmen — Scott Cherrey, Michel Cormier. Att. at Ottawa, ON — 19,961 Carey Price made 24 saves to lead the Montreal Canadiens in a 4- 1 win over the Florida Panthers on Sunday. The win gives Montreal 106 points on the season and moves it two points ahead of Tampa Bay for first place in the Atlantic Division with two games to play for both teams. Tomas Plekanec and Pierre- Alexandre Parenteau both posted a goal and an assist and Brendan Gallagher and Devante Smith- Pelly each added a goal for the Canadiens, who snapped a three- game slide. First Period 1. Montreal, Plekanec 24 ( Markov, Galchenyuk) 6: 36 ( pp). Penalties — Kulikov Fla ( interference) 5: 48, Gudbranson Fla ( high- sticking) 5: 51, Pirri Fla ( hooking) 14: 05, Petry Mtl ( hooking) 18: 31. Second Period 2. Florida, Ekblad 12 ( Huberdeau, Barkov) 6: 20 ( pp). 3. Montreal, Gallagher24( Subban, Plekanec) 7: 06. 4. Montreal, Parenteau 8 ( Petry) 11: 27. 5. Montreal, Smith- Pelly 6 ( Parenteau) 17: 42. Penalties — Jokinen Fla ( tripping) 0: 51, Weise Mtl ( delay of game) 6: 15. Third Period No Scoring. Penalties — Huberdeau Fla ( tripping) 3: 13, Mackenzie Fla ( tripping) 4: 29, Smith- Pelly Mtl ( tripping) 11: 08, Barkov Fla ( goaltender interference) 11: 34, Beaulieu Mtl ( highsticking) 17: 22. Shots on goal by Montreal 12 9 7— 28 Florida 4 12 9— 25 Goal — Montreal: Price ( W, 42- 16- 6); Florida: Ellis ( L, 4- 3- 1). Power plays — Montreal: 1- 7; Florida: 1- 4. Referees — Frederick L’Ecuyer, Gord Dwyer. Linesmen — Shane Heyer, Pierre Racicot. Att. at Sunrise, FL — 14,112 The Pittsburgh Penguins will have to wait until the 2015- 16 season if they hope to end their losing streak to the rival Philadelphia Flyers. Steve Mason made 46 saves to lead Philadelphia to a 4- 1 win on Sunday, and the Flyers scored four unanswered goals to win their eighth straight meeting in the Keystone State rivalry. First Period 1. Pittsburgh, Sutter 19 ( Perron, Cole) 16: 21 ( pp). 2. Philadelphia, Voracek 22 ( Streit, B. Schenn) 19: 18 ( pp). Penalties — Raffl Pha ( hooking) 14: 36, Winnik Pgh ( cross- checking) 18: 31. Second Period 3. Philadelphia, B. Schenn 17 ( Voracek, Streit) 12: 20 ( pp). Penalties — Streit Pha ( interference) 7: 52, Comeau Pgh ( hooking) 12: 02. Third Period 4. Philadelphia, White 6 ( Couturier, Raffl) 15: 05. 5. Philadelphia, Del Zotto 10 ( B. Schenn, Giroux) 19: 50 ( pp). Penalties — Bennett Pgh ( tripping) 5: 39, Giroux Pha ( roughing) 5: 39, Voracek Pha ( misconduct) 5: 39, Bennett Pgh ( goaltender interference) 17: 22, Hornqvist Pgh ( goaltender interference) 19: 16. Shots on goal by Pittsburgh 22 14 11— 47 Philadelphia 4 9 7— 20 Goal — Pittsburgh: Greiss ( L, 9- 6- 3); Philadelphia: Mason ( W, 17- 17- 11). Power plays — Pittsburgh: 1- 2; Philadelphia: 3- 4. Referees — Paul Devorski, Dan O’Halloran. Linesmen — Greg Devorski, Steve Miller. Att. at Philadelphia, PA — 18,435 Jake Allen stopped 38 shots and the St. Louis Blues edged the Chicago Blackhawks 2- 1 on Sunday to move into first place in the Central Division. David Backes and Olli Jokinen each scored in the second period for the Blues, who have won three straight and leapfrogged Nashville in the division standings. They are one point ahead of the Predators and hold a three- point lead on the Blackhawks with three games remaining for each club. St. Louis played its fourth straight game without Alexander Steen and third in a row without Vladimir Tarasenko. First Period 1. Chicago, Versteeg 14 ( Hossa) 14: 12. Penalties — Crawford Chi ( delay of game) 10: 00. Second Period 2. St. Louis, Backes 26 ( Schwartz, Shattenkirk) 6: 07 ( pp). 3. St. Louis, Jokinen 4 ( Rattie, Pietrangelo) 15: 12. Penalties — Pietrangelo StL ( slashing) 1: 14, Shaw Chi ( charging) 2: 16, Rozsival Chi ( boarding) 5: 35, Bouwmeester StL ( hooking) 17: 21. Third Period No Scoring. Penalties — None. Shots on goal by St. Louis 16 12 5— 33 Chicago 12 15 12— 39 Goal — St. Louis: Allen ( W, 21- 6- 4); Chicago: Crawford ( L, 32- 18- 5). Power plays — St. Louis: 1- 3; Chicago: 0- 2. Referees — Tom Kowal, Chris Lee. Linesmen — Scott Driscoll, Ryan Galloway. Att. at Chicago, IL — 22,017 Peter Holland scored the winning goal in the seventh round of the shootout to lift the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 3- 2 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Sunday night. First Period 1. Toronto, Lupul 10 ( Brewer, Komarov) 3: 10. Penalties — Condra Ott ( hooking) 15: 48. Second Period 2. Ottawa, Karlsson 21 ( Turris, Stone) 7: 15 ( pp). 3. Toronto, van Riemsdyk 27 ( Holland, Brewer) 12: 42. Penalties — Panik Tor ( hooking) 1: 51, MacWilliam Tor ( tripping) 7: 06, Kessel Tor ( tripping) 8: 15, Smith Ott ( roughing) 11: 09, Panik Tor ( roughing) 11: 09, Panik Tor ( holding) 19: 40. Third Period 4. Ottawa, Stone 22 ( Turris, MacArthur) 1: 09 ( pp). Penalties — Holland Tor ( tripping) 3: 07, Ott Bench ( interference) 17: 11. Overtime No Scoring. Penalties — None. Shootout — Toronto wins 2- 1 Ottawa: Zibanejad goal, Turris miss, Stone miss, Ryan miss, Hoffman miss, MacArthur miss, Karlsson miss. Toronto: Bozak miss, Lupul goal, Lindstrom miss, van Riemsdyk miss, Kessel miss, Kadri miss, Holland goal. Shots on goal by Ottawa 12 17 14 2— 45 Toronto 22 6 8 2— 38 Goal — Ottawa: Hammond ( LO, 17- 1- 2); Toronto: Bernier ( W, 21- 28- 6). Power plays — Ottawa: 2- 5; Toronto: 0- 2. Referees — Dean Morton, Dave Jackson. Linesmen — Michel Cormier, Derek Amell. Att. at Toronto, ON — 18,919 LIGHTNING 4 MAPLE LEAFS 3 MAPLE LEAFS 1 ( SO) RED WINGS 3 RED WINGS 1 SENATORS 4 SENATORS 2 ( SO) CANADIENS 4 BLACKHAWKS 1 COYOTES 5 HURRICANES 3 SABRES 0 KINGS 3 BRUINS 2 PENGUINS 3 PENGUINS 1 BLUE JACKETS 5 FLYERS 4 BLUES 2 FLYERS 2 ( SO) CAPITALS 2 CAPITALS 3 ( OT) DEVILS 1 PANTHERS 1 PANTHERS 0 AVALANCHE 1 SHARKS 3 STARS 4 WILD 2 ( SO) RANGERS 6 PREDATORS 3 ( OT) FLAMES 4 ISLANDERS 3 OILERS 0 C_ 02_ Apr- 06- 15_ FP_ 01. indd C2 4/ 5/ 15 10: 51: 16 PM

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