VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Adam Gaudette scored the shootout winner in the fifth round and the Ottawa Senators beat the Canucks 4-3 on Tuesday night, snapping Vancouver’s six-game win streak.
TORONTO (AP) — Steven Stamkos scored early and set up Tampa Bay's final three goals as the Lightning beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-3 on Thursday night.
Tampa Bay coach Jon Cooper earned his 400th career victory.
TORONTO (AP) — Auston Matthews scored three goals for his fourth career hat trick and the streaking Toronto Maple Leafs thumped the Colorado Avalanche 8-3 on Wednesday night.
John Tavares had a goal and two assists for Toronto (17-6-1), while William Nylander scored one and set up another.
MONTREAL (AP) — Jesperi Kotkaniemi scored at 15:15 of overtime and the Montreal Canadiens beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-2 on Saturday night to force Game 7 in the first-round series.
Corey Perry and Tyler Toffoli also scored and Carey Price made 41 saves in front of the first Canadian hockey crowd since the start of the pandemic.