NHL roundup: Oilers, Bruins clinch playoff bids – Reuters

Shea Theodore and Alex Tuch likewise scored objectives for Vegas. Tyler Seguin, Dallas six-time All-Star center coming off offseason hip surgical treatment, scored an objective in his season debut to connect the rating 4:06 into the 3rd period. Kaapo Kakko scored a goal, and Artemi Panarin had two assists prior to leaving in the second duration with a lower-body injury. Anze Kopitar scored an objective and had an assist to reach 999 profession points as Los Angeles made a victory in Glendale, Ariz
. Trevor Moore and Alex Iafallo also scored objectives for the Kings.

Connor McDavid scored two times and included 2 assists as the visiting Edmonton Oilers beat the dropping Vancouver Canucks 5-3 on Monday to clinch a berth in the Stanley Cup playoffs.
McDavid, who is running away with the leagues point-scoring race, has actually collected 31 goals and 91 points. He has 6 video games remaining in the regular season to reach the century mark.
Jesse Puljujarvi had an objective and an assist and Tyson Barrie and Dominik Kahun also scored in the win, and Leon Draisaitl logged 2 assists. Goaltender Mikko Koskinen stopped 20 shots for the Oilers.
J.T. Miller gathered an objective and a help while Nate Schmidt and Brock Boeser contributed objectives for the Canucks. Vancouver received a 27-save efficiency from goalie Braden Holtby in its fifth straight loss.
Bruins 3, Devils 0
Tuukka Rask stopped all 20 shots he dealt with as Boston clinched the last playoff spot in the East Division by blanking New Jersey in Newark, N.J.
Nick Ritchie and Patrice Bergeron scored in the 2nd period and Matt Grzelcyk added an objective late in the third for the Bruins, who have made the playoffs in each of the past 5 seasons and in 12 of the previous 14 seasons.
The nothing was the second of the season and the 2nd in five starts for Rask, who likewise blanked the Sabres in a 2-0 win on April 20. Scott Wedgewood made 39 conserves for the Devils, whose three-game winning streak was snapped.
Predators 4, Blue Jackets 3 (OT).
Roman Josi scored his 2nd objective of the video game 3:24 into overtime to lead Nashville past host Columbus, which squandered Emil Bemstroms very first profession hat trick.
The Predators led 3-0 after 40 minutes before Bemstrom took over the game, with his three third-period goals representing his very first objectives of the season. Elvis Merzlikins made 34 saves for Columbus.
Filip Forsberg and Ryan Johansen each had a goal and assist for the Predators, and Ryan Ellis contributed two helps. Juuse Saros, making his 11th straight start in internet for the desperate Predators, turned away 29 of 32 shots to tape-record his 20th win of the season.
Wild 6, Golden Knights 5.
Kirill Kaprizov and Jonas Brodin scored 26 seconds apart in the last 2 minutes to highlight a three-goal third period as Minnesota rallied previous Vegas in Saint Paul, Minn
. Jonathan Marchessault scored late in the 2nd period to provide the Golden Knights a 5-3 lead, but Kevin Fiala sufficed to 5-4 at the 10:49 mark in the third, and Kaprizov then connected the game with a rebound of a Fiala shot with 1:32 left. Brodin followed with the game-winner 26 seconds later on with a knuckling shot through traffic. Cam Talbot ended up with 27 conserves for the Wild.
Mark Stone and Alec Martinez each had a goal and an assist for Vegas, which lost for simply the second time in the last 13 video games. Shea Theodore and Alex Tuch likewise scored goals for Vegas. Robin Lehner stopped 26 of 32 shots for the Golden Knights.
Panthers 5, Stars 4 (OT).
Aleksander Barkov scored a power-play goal with 2:10 left in overtime as Florida beat Dallas at Sunrise, Fla
. Tyler Seguin, Dallas six-time All-Star center coming off offseason hip surgery, scored an objective in his season launching to connect the score 4:06 into the third period. Barkov then provided his team-high 26th objective of the season in overtime for the win. Panthers rookie goalie Spencer Knight made 25 conserves to improve to 4-0-0.
Dallas lost its fourth straight game (0-3-1). Stars goalie Anton Khudobin, who made 11 stops, was pulled in the second period after allowing 4 goals. He was replaced by Jake Oettinger, who made 27 saves and was perfect till he was beaten by Barkov.
Capitals 6, Rangers 3.
Daniel Sprong scored the tiebreaking goal early in the 3rd duration and Washington went on to get rid of New York from postseason contention.
Nic Dowd, Garnet Hathaway and Tom Wilson each had an objective and an assist for Washington, which climbed into a tie for first place in the East Division with the Pittsburgh Penguins. Conor Sheary collected a goal, Michael Raffl had 2 assists, and Vitek Vanecek made 23 conserves.
Mika Zibanejad scored two times for the Rangers. Kaapo Kakko scored a goal, and Artemi Panarin had 2 helps before leaving in the 2nd period with a lower-body injury. Igor Shesterkin made 34 conserves.
Hurricanes 5, Blackhawks 2.
Sebastian Aho scored three goals and Carolina defeated Chicago in Raleigh, N.C., extending its points streak to 11 video games. The Hurricanes own a league-leading 77 points, with the Vegas Golden Knights next at 74.
Dougie Hamilton and Martin Necas likewise scored for the Hurricanes. Vincent Trocheck provided two assists while Hamilton also had an assist. Carolinas Alex Nedeljkovic stopped 15 shots.
Chicago got objectives from Ian Mitchell and Alex DeBrincat, and Dominik Kubalik gathered 2 helps.
Avalanche 5, Sharks 4 (OT).
Andre Burakovsky scored 41 seconds into overtime as checking out Colorado roared back from a set of two-goal deficits to beat San Jose, getting rid of the Sharks from playoff contention.
The Sharks had a 3-1 lead heading into the 3rd period, however the Avalanche registered 3 goals in the last frame, including Nazem Kadris game-tying, unassisted objective with 3:39 to play. Mikko Rantanen, Valeri Nichushkin and Gabriel Landeskog also scored for the Avalanche.
Evander Kane registered 2 objectives, Tomas Hertl had a goal and an assist while Timo Meier collected a goal for the Sharks.
Flyers 7, Penguins 2.
Claude Giroux had 2 goals and an assist as Philadelphia upset going to Pittsburgh.
Joel Farabee had a goal and two assists, Shayne Gostisbehere had an objective and an assist, and Jakub Voracek added three helps for the Flyers, who had lost three straight and four of 5. Kevin Hayes, Wade Allison and Robert Hagg likewise scored, Travis Konecny had two helps and Philadelphia goaltender Alex Lyon made 35 conserves.
Sidney Crosby and Jason Zucker scored for the Penguins. Penguins goaltender Casey DeSmith stopped 33 of 37 shots through two durations. He was replaced by Tristan Jarry, who stopped five of the seven shots he dealt with.
Sabers 4, Islanders 2.
Sam Reinhart recorded the tiebreaking objective with 4:04 left in regulation and 28-year-old Michael Houser made 34 conserves in his NHL launching as host Buffalo scored 3 times in the third to rally from two objectives down and snap a nine-game losing streak to New York.
With the Sabres down 2-1 and less than nine minutes to play in policy, Rasmus Asplund beat Islanders netminder Semyon Varlamov (36 conserves)– whose club-record nothing streak ended at 248 minutes when Tage Thompson scored at 14:04 into the 2nd– for the equalizer with 8:35 to play.
Reinhart deflected in a Rasmus Ristolainen shot from the point to give the hosts their very first lead of the night. Reinhart added an empty-netter soon after to provide the Sabres their first triumph over the Islanders considering that February 2019.
Canadiens 3, Maple Leafs 2 (OT).
Cole Caufield scored his 2nd straight overtime objective and Montreal came back to defeat going to Toronto. Phillip Danault scored in the last minute to tie the video game for the Canadiens.
Tyler Toffoli likewise scored for Montreal while Petry and Nick Suzuki each had three assists. Canadiens goalie Jake Allen stopped 27 shots.
Auston Matthews and Morgan Rielly scored for the Maple Leafs, who had their winning streak end at 5. Jack Campbell made 20 saves.
Blues 3, Ducks 1.
Robert Bortuzzos first goal of the season showed to be the game-winner as St. Louis defeated going to Anaheim.
Brayden Schenn and Ryan OReilly also scored, Justin Faulk had two helps, and Jordan Binnington made 19 saves for the Blues, the fourth-place team in the West Division.
Ryan Getzlaf scored and John Gibson made 29 saves for the last-place Ducks.
Kings 3, Coyotes 2.
Anze Kopitar scored an objective and had a help to reach 999 career points as Los Angeles made a victory in Glendale, Ariz
. Trevor Moore and Alex Iafallo likewise scored objectives for the Kings.
Christian Dvorak and Jakob Chychrun scored goals for the Coyotes. Arizona goalie Darcy Kuemper tape-recorded 23 conserves.
Senators 2, Jets 1.
Nikita Zaitsev blasted house the consent objective with 73 seconds remaining night as Ottawa defeated checking out Winnipeg.
The Senators improved to 7-2-1 in their past 10 games. The Jets dropped their seventh consecutive video game– all in policy.
Ottawas Connor Brown notched a short-handed tally and had a help, and goalie Filip Gustavsson made 28 conserves on 29 shots. Winnipegs Josh Morrissey connected the game in the 3rd period, and goalie Laurent Brossoit stopped 16 of 18 shots.
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