Four games highlight Saturday’s Hockey Night in Canada schedule.
Two teams in the thick of the playoff race drop the puck when the Bruins (29-19-6, 64 points) visit the Wild (23-21-10, 56 points) in a matinee at Xcel Energy Center; the Senators (25-25-6, 56 points) and Blue Jackets (22-28-6, 50 points) then face off for the third and final time this season when they meet at Nationwide Arena; the Canucks (22-20-12, 56 points) continue their 20th anniversary celebration of Rogers Arena by donning their throwback black skate jerseys in a matinee against the Maple Leafs (19-25-9, 47 points); and the Oilers (22-29-5, 49 points) cap the evening when they play host to the Jets (24-27-3, 51 points) at Rexall Place.
MILESTONES & MUSINGS
- Panthers forward Jaromir Jagr (739-1,103—1,842) collected two assists to move within eight points of tying Gordie Howe (801-1,049—1,850) for third place in NHL history.
- Panthers goaltender Roberto Luongo (10 SV) played in his 907th career game to move past Glenn Hall (906 GP) and into sole possession of sixth place on the NHL’s all-time games played list among goaltenders.
- Red Wings forward Pavel Datsyuk scored to move within one point of 900 in his NHL career (307-592—899 in 927 GP).
- Rangers defenseman Dan Girardi (700) and Lightning forward Ryan Callahan (600) both played in milestone games.
Home Team in Caps
BUFFALO 6, Montreal 4
Los Angeles 5, NY RANGERS 4 (OT)
Pittsburgh 2, CAROLINA 1 (SO)
Colorado 3, DETROIT 2 (SO)
TAMPA BAY 4, Nashville 3 (OT)
St. Louis 5, FLORIDA 3
ARIZONA 4, Calgary 1
All Times Eastern
New Jersey @ Philadelphia, 1:00 p.m.
Boston @ Minnesota, 2:00 p.m.
Nashville @ Florida, 7:00 p.m.
NY Islanders @ Carolina, 7:00 p.m.
Ottawa @ Columbus, 7:00 p.m.
Toronto @ Vancouver, 7:00 p.m.
Washington @ Dallas, 8:00 p.m.
Anaheim @ Chicago, 8:30 p.m.
Winnipeg @ Edmonton, 10:00 p.m.
Arizona @ San Jose, 10:30 p.m.