Game recaps plus the latest on the Flames, Jets, and Oilers.
MONTREAL GAZETTE: Max Pacioretty scored in overtime to give the Montreal Canadiens a 3-2 win over the Florida Panthers. The win clinches a playoff berth for the Habs, who also move back into sole possession of first overall in the Eastern Conference.
TORONTO SUN/OTTAWA CITIZEN: Tyler Bozak tallied a hat trick as the Toronto Maple Leafs edged the Ottawa Senators 4-3. Because of the Senators loss, the Boston Bruins were able to reclaim the final wild-card berth in the Eastern Conference with their victory over the New York Rangers yesterday. The Bruins hold a one-point lead over the Senators.
THE VANCOUVER SUN: John Klingberg’s overtime goal lifted the Dallas Stars to a 4-3 victory over the Vancouver Canucks, who remain in second place in the Pacific Division with a three-point lead over third-place LA Kings.
Latest on the Flames, Jets and Oilers.
CALGARY HERALD: The Flames will attempt to keep their playoff hopes alive when they face the Nashville Predators today.
WINNIPEG SUN: Jets coach Paul Maurice must decide if he’ll stick with red-hot Ondrej Pavelec for Sunday’s game against the Chicago Blackhawks or go with backup Michael Hutchinson, who has a better record against the ‘Hawks than Pavelec.
EDMONTON SUN: Taylor Hall’s return to the lineup gives the Oilers more options.