Nail Yakupov recorded his first NHL hat trick in the Oilers’ final game of the season. Yakupov was all the offense Edmonton would need in a 7-2 thrashing of the Canucks.Please, blog, may I have some more?
The Winnipeg Jets saw their season end when the Montreal Canadiens put up a three-goal third period to send Blake Wheeler and the Jets home with a 4-2 loss. Wheeler notched his 19th goal of the season in the loss.Please, blog, may I have some more?
Martin St Louis rang up a hat trick for the Tampa Bay Lightning as the raked the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-2. Steven Stamkos added a goal and an assist in the win and went +5 on the evening.Please, blog, may I have some more?
Jimmy Howard turned in a 34-save shutout and Johan Franzen scored twice as the Detroit Red Wings kept their playoff hopes alive with a 4-0 blanking of Phoenix. Henrik Zetterberg added three assists in the win and Damien Brunner added a goal and an assist.Please, blog, may I have some more?
James van Riemsdyk scored twice and James Reimer made 49 saves as the Toronto Maple Leafs downed the Ottawa Senators 4-1 for their first playoff berth in nine years.
SPIN: The Leafs look ready for the playoffs on the night they made the playoffs.Please, blog, may I have some more?
Brad Richards netted a hat trick to power the NY Rangers to an 8-4 win over the reeling Buffalo Sabres. Rick Nash, Carl Hagelin and Ryan Callahan were some of the Rangers’ goal scorers.Please, blog, may I have some more?
Logan Couture’s two goals and two assists paced the San Jose Sharks in a 6-1 rout of the Minnesota Wild. Marty Havlat added a pair of goals and an assist as San Jose stays in the three-team race for the last home ice spot.Please, blog, may I have some more?
The Columbus Blue Jackets took up residence in the eighth spot in the Western Conference when Fedor Tyutin scored 2:19 into overtime to defeat the Anaheim Ducks 3-2. Sergei Bobrovsky made 26 saves to secure the win.Please, blog, may I have some more?
Alex Ovechkin scored his league-leading 28th goal of the season as Washington pounded Toronto 5-1 for an eighth straight win. Ovechkin had a super-slow start to the season but he’s proving the old adage that it’s about how you finish.Please, blog, may I have some more?
(In light of the events in Boston earlier in the day, we’re going to keep this wrap-up super-short. Each team will be limited to five words to describe them.)
Scott Hartnell recorded a hat trick as Philly downed Montreal 7-3.Please, blog, may I have some more?