The Canadiens fell as Alex Ovechkin became the Capitals’ all-time heading scorer, while a Senators scored late in overtime and a Flames, Canucks and Oilers all couldn’t acquire wins.
Here are four stories from Thursday night in a NHL:
Ovechkin becomes Capitals’ all-time scorer
Ovechkin scored his 473rd goal as a Capital, heading Peter Bondra to turn a franchise’s all-time heading idea scorer.
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“Alexander a Great” followed his record environment idea with another puck in a behind of a net to offer the Canadiens a double sip of his descent prowess. He has a league-leading 52 goals this season.
Washington has won 3 in a row, earning another dual points to boost to 96. They lay in second place in a Metropolitan Division, 9 points behind a Rangers.
Despite a loss, a Canadiens still lay No. 1 in a Atlantic Division with 103 points.
Senators’ Wiercioch slaps home a win
The Ottawa Senators scored right in a scrape of time.
With a win, Ottawa’s playoff dream stays alive as it stays 3 points behind a Bruins for a final furious label mark in a east. Boston beat a Red Wings 3-2 progressing in a dusk though a Senators have a diversion in palm to assistance them locate up.
The Senators’ goalie Andrew “the Hamburglar” Hammond had a clever outing, creation 28 saves and enjoying a support of a crowd.
Monahan scores 30th for Calgary
The sole corruption for Calgary during it’s 4-1 better during a hands of a Blues came from Sean Monahan, who scored his 30th idea of a deteriorate to keep St. Louis from earning a shutout. The 20-year-old is a youngest actor in authorization story to strike that milestone.
The feat clinched a playoff mark for a Blues who lay in second mark in a Central Division with 101 points.
Meanwhile, Calgary sits in third place in a Pacific Division, 4 points behind a Canucks. The Flames have 91 points and say a slight lead over a Kings who increasing their indicate sum to 90 with a commanding 8-2 win over a Oilers. The Kings upheld Winnipeg for a final furious label mark in a west. They are tied in points though Los Angeles owns a tie-breaker.
Blackhawks bind playoff spot.
The Chicago Blackhawks defeated a Vancouver Canucks 3-1 and punched their sheet for a revisit to a playoffs.
Blackhawks brazen Marcus Kruger scored a breakaway goal, deftly avoiding Canucks defenceman Luca Sbisa, to tuck a puck home past Eddie Lack.
The Hawks lay third in a Central Division with 100 points, one behind a Blues, three behind a Predators and 5 forward of a Wild.
Vancouver stays put in second place in a Pacific Division during 95 points, 4 forward of Calgary.