Justin Abdelkader scored twice and Petr Mrazek finished with 23 saves to record his second career shutout as the visiting Detroit Red Wings ended the St. Louis' bid to win the Central Division title with a 3-0 shutout of the Blues on Sunday.
Riley Sheahan also tallied and Pavel Datsyuk notched a pair of assists for the Red Wings, who will make their 23d consecutive postseason appearance when they face Presidents' Trophy-winning Boston in the first round.
Ryan Miller turned aside 18 shots for the Blues, who were shut out for the third time during their six-game losing streak.
St. Louis, which finished behind Colorado in the Central, will open the first round of the playoffs against reigning Stanley Cup champion Chicago.
Lightning 1, Capitals 0 - Defenseman Matt Carle scored the only goal in the first round of the shootout as visiting Tampa Bay defeated Washington for its fourth straight victory to end the regular season.
Carle's goal gave the Lightning 101 points on the season and clinched home-ice advantage against Montreal in the first round of the playoffs, starting Wednesday.
Anders Lindback made 18 saves for the third shutout of his career, stopping all three Washington shooters in the bonus format.
Devils 3, Bruins 2 - Defenseman Marek Zidlicky scored twice to send Martin Brodeur out a winner in potentially his last appearance with host New Jersey.
Travis Zajac scored and set up a goal and Jaromir Jagr notched a pair of assists to increase his career total to 1,050, moving past Hall-of-Famer Gordie Howe for eighth place on the NHL's all-time list. Jagr also tied Steve Yzerman for sixth place on the all-time points list with 1,755.
Brodeur, who finished with 16 saves, is an unrestricted free agent and is looking to continue his career in 2014-15 as the Devils intend to turn over the reins to Cory Schneider.
The crowd appreciatively serenaded the 41-year-old Brodeur throughout the contest, picking up the volume while chanting his name in the third period.
The Vancouver Canucks inducted Pat Quinn into the team's ring of honor before the final game of a non-playoff season. Quinn, a former defenseman, was the Canucks president and general manager from 1987-97. He coached the team from 1991-94 and then again late in the 1995-96 season.
- Inquirer wire services