Milan Lucic scored the tiebreaking goal with 1 minute, 9 seconds left as Boston rallied to beat the Florida Panthers, 3-2, Tuesday night, giving the host Bruins two valuable points as the try to hang on to the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference.
Tuukka Rask kept the puck out during a final scramble at the buzzer with Florida on a power play and an extra skater for goalie Roberto Luongo.
Capitals 4, Hurricanes 2 - Alex Ovechkin scored his NHL-leading 50th goal, reaching that mark for the sixth time and tying a team record with the 472d of his career, and added an assist to help Washington beat Carolina at home.
Senators 2, Red Wings 1 - Mark Stone scored the final goal in the shootout, and Ottawa beat host Detroit.
The win, coupled with Boston's victory over Florida, kept the Senators three points behind the Bruins in the race for eighth place in the East.
- Associated Press