Canadiens snap Bruins winning streak, Senators beat the Lightning, Jets fall to the Stars, Flames upset the Sharks, updates on Henrik Sedin and Viktor Fasth, and the latest on the Leafs.
MONTREAL GAZETTE: Alex Galchenyuk scored in a shootout to give the Montreal Canadiens a 2-1 win over the Boston Bruins, snapping the latter’s 12-game winning streak. Habs goalie Peter Budaj made 28 saves for the win.
OTTAWA SUN: Jason Spezza netted the winning goal via shootout and Robin Lehner made 35 saves as the Ottawa Senators edged the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-3.
WINNIPEG SUN: Kari Lehtonen made 32 saves backstopping the Dallas Stars to a 2-1 win over the Winnipeg Jets. Bryan Little tallied the Jets’ only goal.
CALGARY HERALD: Mike Cammalleri scored in a shootout and Karri Ramo turned aside 33 shots to lift the Flames to a 2-1 upset win over the San Jose Sharks, who earned a point and clinched a playoff berth.
SPECTOR’S NOTE: The Canadiens and Lightning are now tied with 87 points for second overall in the Eastern Conference but the Bolts have a game in hand. The Senators are nine point out of playoff contention. The Sharks remain atop the Pacific Division, two points up on Anaheim. The Jets are now seven points out of a playoff berth in the Western Conference.
VANCOUVER PROVINCE: Canucks captain Henrik Sedin (lower-body injury) could be sidelined up to two weeks.
EDMONTON JOURNAL: Oilers backup goalie Viktor Fasth suffered a head/neck injury in practice and will miss tonight’s game against the San Jose Sharks.
TORONTO SUN: Maple Leafs president Tim Leiweke laughs off fans concerns over the club’s recent struggles. He remains confident the Leafs will make the playoffs.