(In light of the events in Boston earlier in the day, we’re going to keep this wrap-up super-short. Each team will be limited to five words to describe them.)
Scott Hartnell recorded a hat trick as Philly downed Montreal 7-3. Claude Giroux, Wayne Simmonds and Jakub Voracek each also scored for the Flyers.
SPIN-PHI: Flyers show their full potential. SPIN-MTL: Good teams win this game.
Toronto blanked New Jersey 2-0. James Reimer made a 32-save shutout for the Leafs while Phil Kessel and Jay McClement scored for Toronto. New Jersey has dropped 10 straight games.
SPIN-TOR: Still fighting for home ice. SPIN-NJD: We really miss Ilya Kovalchuk.
Vancouver downed Nashville 5-2 to end any chance the Predators making the playoffs. Ryan Kesler scored twice in the win and Roberto Luongo stopped 36 shots.
SPIN-VAN: Still hunting for second seed. SPIN-NSH: When do we tee off?
Chicago got its sixth straight win by shutting down Dallas 5-2. Jamie Benn scored twice for Dallas but it wasn’t enough ...