How Canadian NHL teams fared last night

All six Canadian NHL teams in action on Saturday had a night to forget, including two who were mathematically eliminated from playoff contention. Here's a closer look at how they all fared.
Chris Kreider scored twice and added an assist as the New York Rangers defeated the Montreal Canadiens 5-2 at the Bell Centre on Saturday night. 0:19

It was a rough night for the six Canadian NHL teams in action on Saturday. Here's a closer look at how they fared.

Ducks score 4 straight to rally over Senators

Leading 3-0 as the third period began, the Senators gave up three goals in the third, sending their game against the Anaheim Ducks to overtime. They lost 4-3 when Rickard Rakell scored the Ducks' fourth in a row to complete the come-from-behind win.

Mike Hoffman had a penalty shot at the beginning of the third period but managed to lose the puck before taking his shot. The Senators have lost three in a row.

A matter of math for Jets

The Winnipeg Jets were mathematically eliminated from playoff contention with a 3-2 loss to the Buffalo Sabres. 

Jack Eichel scored the go-ahead goal for Buffalo early in the third period to help his team overcome a 2-1 deficit. 

Leafs not taken lightly

The Boston Bruins were in need of a win and managed to halt their five-game slide by topping the Leafs 3-1 and the Air Canada Centre. 

Zdeno Chara scored the go-ahead goal for the Bruins who now sit third in the Atlantic Division, three points ahead of Detroit. 

The importance of not taking a weaker opponent lightly was not lost on Chara. 

"I think that would be the biggest mistake we can make," Bruins captain Zdeno Chara said before the game. "We're not in a position to be taking anybody lightly."

Andrew Ladd registers multi-point game in win over Flames

Former Winnipeg Jets captain Andrew Ladd led his Chicago Blackhawks over the Calgary Flames in a 4-1 win.

Habs hampered by injuries

The Montreal Canadiens, missing P.K. Subban to injury for the eighth straight game, lost 5-2 to the New York Rangers at the Bell Centre.

The Habs have now been mathematically eliminated from playoff contention.

The Rangers scored four goals in their first 15 shots.

Oilers suffer season sweep

The Edmonton Oilers lost to the Los Angeles Kings for the fifth and final time this season. The 6-4 win marks the last in a season sweep of wins over the Oilers for the Kings.

The Oilers made a strong late-game push but were unable to complete the comeback. The team hasn't won at the Staples Centre in Los Angeles since 2011.

With files from The Canadian Press


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