Senators end slump with big win over Penguins, Canucks edge Avalanche in overtime, loss to Stars puts Flames in hole, Jets lose ground in loss to Predators, Rangers beat Maple Leafs in shootout, winning could hurt Oilers now, and Canadiens officially eliminated from playoff contention.


Bishop injured in Senators victory over Penguins.

 OTTAWA CITIZEN: The Senators snapped out of their slump with an 8-4 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins, but lost goalie Ben Bishop to a suspected left knee injury. Fortunately, the returning Craig Anderson played well in relief, and they can call up Robin Lehner if required.

VANCOUVER PROVINCE: The Canucks rallied from a 2-0 deficit to down the Colorado Avalanche 3-2 in overtime.

CALGARY HERALD: A 4-1 loss to the Dallas Stars puts the Flames into a hole whereby they might have to win all six of their remaining games if they’re to make the playoffs.

WINNIPEG FREE PRESS: The Jets road woes continued, falling 3-1 to the Nashville Predators and dropping six points out of eighth overall with 7 games remaining.

TORONTO SUN: The Maple Leafs home ice losing skid stretched to nine game as the visiting NY Rangers downed them in a shootout 4-3.

EDMONTON SUN: The Oilers may be doing more harm than good with their recent winning ways, as it could move them out of contention for a lottery pick in this year’s draft.

RDS.CA: The Philadelphia Flyer clinched a playoff berth whilst officially eliminating the Montreal Canadiens from playoff contention, downing the Habs 4-1.