How Canadian NHL teams fared last night
Flames top Canadiens as Oilers eliminated from playoff contention
There were four Canadian NHL teams in action on Sunday. Here's a quick look at how they fared:
Jets fall in OT to surging Ducks
Jakob Silfverberg scored with under a minute remaining in overtime the give the Anaheim Ducks a 3-2 win over the Winnipeg Jets.
The Ducks are on a four-game win streak and the match was the first of a five-game road trip. They're looking to close the four points of difference between themselves and the Pacific Division-leading Los Angeles Kings.
Flames topple Canadiens
Sean Monahan led the way with a pair of goals and an assist in a 4-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens.
Montreal was coming off a 5-0 loss to the Senators on Saturday, while the Flames have now registered points in four straight games.
Oilers eliminated from playoff contention
On fan appreciation night in Edmonton, the Colorado Avalanche eliminated the Oilers from playoff contention with a 3-2 win at Rexall Place. It marks the 10th year in a row the Oilers have missed the playoffs.
The Oilers lost both previous matches between the teams this season. With the win the Avalanche move into a wild-card position, one point ahead of Minnesota.