Game recaps, updates on Max Pacioretty, Phil Kessel and Alex Edler plus the latest on the Senators and Jets. 

Game recaps.

Zach Parise scores against Flames goalie Karri Ramo.

Zach Parise scores against Flames goalie Karri Ramo.

CALGARY SUN: The Flames’ playoff hopes suffered a setback on Friday as they dropped a 4-2 decision to the Minnesota Wild. The Flames find themselves sitting outside the Western Conference playoff picture by one point behind the LA Kings, who hold a game in hand.

EDMONTON SUN: Former Dallas Stars goalie Richard Bachman backstopped the Edmonton Oilers to a 4-0 blanking of his former team. Oilers winger Jordan Eberle tallied his 22nd goal and 60th point of the season.

Notable headlines.

MONTREAL GAZETTE: Dave Stubbs profiles Montreal Canadiens leading scorer Max Pacioretty.

TORONTO SUN: Phil Kessel and David Booth got into a tussle during Maple Leafs practice yesterday.

THE VANCOUVER SUN: Alexander Edler’s bounce-back performance this season has provided a significant boost to the Canucks blueline.

OTTAWA SUN: It’s a guessing game as to who will be between the pipes for the Ottawa Senators in tonight’s game against the Toronto Maple Leafs. Andrew Hammond was seen limping from practice yesterday while Craig Anderson was non-committal if he’s ready to return.

WINNIPEG FREE PRESS: A look at how the Jets charge for a playoff berth shakes down.