Boston Bruins defenseman Dennis Seidenberg is likely done for the season after having surgery on his left forearm to repair a lacerated tendon.
The team said Seidenberg had the surgery on Tuesday at Newton-Wellesley Hospital and will be out for eight weeks. He was injured during the first period of the Bruins' 2-1 overtime win over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday.
Capitals 6, Penguins 3: Alex Ovechkin scored twice to tie Sidney Crosby for the NHL lead with 48 goals and Presidents' Trophy-winning Washington swept the season series from host Pittsburgh.
Devils 3, Thrashers 0: Martin Brodeur got his 600th career win with his second straight shutout as New Jersey defeated host Atlanta.
Sabres 5, Rangers 2: Ryan Miller made 30 saves, including a brilliant blocker stop on Marian Gaborik, in helping the host Buffalo Sabres clinch the Northeast Division title.
Avalanche 4, Canucks 3 (SO): Rookie Matt Duchene scored the only goal of a shootout to put visiting Colorado into the playoffs.
Sharks 2, Flames 1: Evgeni Nabokov made 38 saves to give visiting San Jose its third straight division title.
Kings 5, Ducks 4 (SO): Michal Handzus tied it with 1:09 left in regulation to cap the Kings' rally from a three-goal deficit, and Anze Kopitar scored the decisive shootout goal for visiting Los Angeles.
Blackhawks 5, Stars 2: Marian Hossa scored 36 seconds after the opening faceoff, and Chicago stretched its winning streak to four games by defeating host Dallas.
Islanders 4, Canadiens 3 (SO): Frans Nielsen scored the tying goal with 2:01 left in regulation and added a goal in the shootout to help host New York defeat Montreal.
Flyers 2, Maple Leafs 0: Brian Boucher made 23 saves for Philadelphia in a victory over host Toronto.