Maple Leafs lose seventh straight, Senators upset the Blackhawks, Flames burn the Rangers, Oilers down the Ducks, plus the latest on Daniel Sedin, Tomas Plekanec and Bryan Little.
TORONTO SUN: The Maple Leafs suffered their seventh straight defeat, falling 4-2 to the Philadelphia Flyers. Claude Giroux had a three-point performance for the Flyers, while James van Riemsdyk and Dave Bolland scored for the Leafs.
OTTAWA CITIZEN: Craig Anderson made 46 saves backstopping the Senators to a 5-3 upset of the Chicago Blackhawks.
CALGARY HERALD: Second period goals by Kevin Westgarth and Mike Cammalleri lifted the Flames to a 4-3 victory over the New York Rangers.
EDMONTON JOURNAL: Ben Scrivens made 48 saves and Andrew Ference tallied in overtime to carry the Oilers to a 4-3 upset of the Anaheim Ducks.
SPECTOR’S NOTE: The Leafs remain deadlocked in a four-way tie with Columbus, Detroit and Washington, with the Blue Jackets and Red Wings clinging to the final two playoff berths in the East. The Senators move within six points of a playoff berth. The Ducks have clinched a playoff berth.
VANCOUVER SUN: Daniel Sedin isn’t prepared to concede the season but also won’t make excuses for his play this season.
MONTREAL GAZETTE: The Canadiens could be without forward Tomas Plekanec when they face off against the Florida Panthers today. Plekanec has returned to Montreal for family reasons.
WINNIPEG SUN: Jets low-key center Bryan Little has become a dependable two-way center for Winnipeg this season.