Auston Matthews scored the overtime game winner to complete a wild comeback and the Toronto Maple Leafs claimed a 4-3 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday night in Toronto to force a fifth and deciding game in their Eastern Conference qualifying-round series.
Dominik Kubalik scored the go-ahead goal with 11:30 left in the third period, and the Chicago Blackhawks held on for a 3-2 win over the Edmonton Oilers on Friday night to close out a best-of-five qualifying series in four games and advance to the Western Conference quarterfinals.
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Artturi Lehkonen broke a scoreless tie with 4:11 left in regulation and Carey Price stopped all 22 shots he faced Friday as the Montreal Canadiens posted a 2-0 win that eliminated the Pittsburgh Penguins in a qualifying round series in Toronto.
Brad Richardson's overtime goal gave the Arizona Coyotes a 4-3 win over the Nashville Predators in Game 4 on Friday in Edmonton, and a clinching victory in their Western Conference qualifying series.
Anthony Beauvillier scored two first-period goals as the New York Islanders earned a spot in the Stanley Cup playoffs with a 5-1 victory over the Florida Panthers on Friday afternoon in Toronto.
Four different players scored while Cam Talbot posted the shutout, as the Calgary Flames beat the Winnipeg Jets 4-0 Thursday in Edmonton to clinch their Western Conference qualifying round series.
Pierre-Luc Dubois scored 18:24 into the first overtime period to complete his hat trick and give the Columbus Blue Jackets a stunning 4-3 comeback win in Game 3 of their Eastern Conference qualifying round series with the Toronto Maple Leafs on Thursday in Toronto.
Alex Tuch had two goals and an assist and Shea Theodore also scored twice to lead the Vegas Golden Knights to a 6-4 victory over the St. Louis Blues in a round-robin game of the Stanley Cup Qualifiers on Thursday at Rogers Place in Edmonton.
Scott Laughton scored two goals and added an assist, while Kevin Hayes had helpers on all three goals as the Philadelphia Flyers defeated the Washington Capitals 3-1 in both teams' second game of the Eastern Conference round-robin competition Thursday afternoon in Toronto.
Jacob Markstrom made 27 saves to lead the Vancouver Canucks to a 3-0 win against the Minnesota Wild in Game 3 of their best-of-five Western Conference qualifying series on Thursday afternoon in Edmonton.
Jonathan Toews scored the game-winner with 76 seconds remaining, and the Blackhawks claimed a stunning 4-3 comeback win over the Oilers in Edmonton on Wednesday, putting Chicago team one win away from advancing to the Stanley Cup playoffs' round of 16.
Jeff Petry's sharp-angle goal in the third period Wednesday gave the Canadiens a 4-3 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 3 of a qualifying round series, moving Montreal ahead two games to one in the best-of-five set at Toronto.
Pavel Francouz had 27 saves, Andre Burakovsky and Joonas Donskoi each had a goal and an assist, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Dallas Stars 4-0 in Edmonton on Wednesday night.
Tyler Johnson's tiebreaking rebound goal with 87 seconds remaining in regulation kept the Tampa Bay Lightning's round-robin record perfect in a 3-2 win over the Boston Bruins on Wednesday in Toronto.
Darcy Kuemper made 39 saves to lead the Arizona Coyotes to a 4-1 win against the Nashville Predators in Game 3 of their best-of-five Western Conference qualifying series on Wednesday afternoon in Edmonton.
Mike Hoffman scored the go-ahead goal in the third period and the Florida Panthers stayed alive in their Eastern Conference best-of-five play-in series with a 3-2 win against the New York Islanders on Wednesday afternoon in Toronto.
The Vancouver Canucks spread goals among four scorers in a 4-3 win and held on in the final seconds to defeat the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday in Edmonton.
Warren Foegele scored the go-ahead goal in the third period, and goalie James Reimer made 38 saves in his series debut as the Carolina Hurricanes swept their best-of-five qualifying sets against the New York Rangers by winning 4-1 in Game 3 on Tuesday night in Toronto.
Sean Monahan collected one goal and two assists, and the Calgary Flames used another dominating second period to claim a convincing 6-2 win over the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday in Edmonton, moving to the verge of advancing in the Stanley Cup playoffs.
A dominating special-teams performance, led by second-period power-play goals from Johnny Gaudreau and Mikael Backlund, sent the Calgary Flames to a 4-1 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Saturday in the opener of a best-of-five Western Conference qualifying round series in Edmonton.