Mar 23, 2010, 10:00 AM EDT
Just three games last night, but two of the outcomes had some major ramifications in the playoffs race in the West. The Ottawa Senators finally — finally! — won a game and stopped the bleeding.
|1||Washington Capitals||SE||72||48||14||10||7-1-2||Won 1|
|2||Pittsburgh Penguins||ATL||73||42||25||6||5-3-2||Lost 1|
|3||Buffalo Sabres||NE||71||39||22||10||6-3-1||Won 3|
|4||New Jersey Devils||ATL||71||42||25||4||5-4-1||Lost 1|
|5||Ottawa Senators||NE||73||38||30||5||2-7-1||Won 1|
|6||Philadelphia Flyers||ATL||72||37||30||5||4-4-2||Lost 2|
|7||Montréal Canadiens||NE||73||36||30||7||7-2-1||Lost 1|
|8||Boston Bruins||NE||71||32||27||12||5-4-1||Won 1|
|9||Atlanta Thrashers||SE||72||32||29||11||4-5-1||Won 4|
Ottawa Senators 2, Montreal Canadians 0 – Not only did the Sens win a game, but they did so against a fellow playoff team. How amazing.
San Jose Sharks
Los Angeles Kings
Detroit Red Wings
Pittsburgh 1, Detroit 3 – The Red Wings got revenge for the game 7 loss in last year’s Stanley Cup finals, and opened up another four-point lead on the Calgary Flames. Perhaps putting playoff tickets on sale wasn’t a bad thing after all.
Colorado 3, Los Angeles 4 (OT) – It’s a tight race in the bottom half of the Western conference now, and the LA Kings earned two very important points to try and stay ahead of the pack. The Avs, despite the loss, earned one point to stay two up on the Red Wings.
- Lightning ‘answer the challenge’ in Game 7 to reach Stanley Cup Final 2
- Vigneault: McDonagh was playing with a broken foot 12
- Bolts strike Stanley Cup Final berth thanks to Game 7 win over Rangers 63
- The Ducks got Kesler for a game like Saturday’s 31
- Duchene slams Russian players for storming off after Canada’s 2015 WHC win 54
- DeBoer predicts ‘big bounce-back’ in San Jose 13
- Sabres name Bylsma head coach 46
- Lundqvist on Game 7: ‘You’re definitely nervous, but it comes down to teamwork’ 18
- Report: Bylsma to Sabres being held up by compensation issue 56
- Stanley Cup Final to begin June 3 10
- Kesler on wearing down Chicago: ‘No human can withstand that many hits’ (77)
- Bolts strike Stanley Cup Final berth thanks to Game 7 win over Rangers (67)
- From healthy scratch to hero: Vermette scores OT winner for Blackhawks (66)
- Report: Bylsma to Sabres being held up by compensation issue (56)
- On Kreider, and trying ‘to turn the other cheek’ (54)