NHL results and news, April 4
Mike Fisher had two goals and an assist, Colin Wilson also scored twice and the Nashville Predators beat the Ducks 5-2 in Anaheim on Friday night.
Patric Hornqvist also scored and had two assists as Nashville snapped a six-game losing streak to the Ducks and gave the Sharks a measure of hope in the Pacific Division race.
The Sharks trail the Ducks by a point for the division lead and No. 2 seed in the Western Conference playoffs. Anaheim has a game in hand.
Pekka Rinne stopped 27 shots for the Predators, who led 4-1 in the first period.Oilers 3, Coyotes 2:
Sam Gagner got Edmontons tying goal with 40.4 seconds to play in regulation, then scored the winner in the fourth round of the shootout to damage host Phoenixs chances of claiming a playoff spot.Canadiens 7, Senators 4:
Max Pacioretty had a hat trick and added two assists as host Montreal stormed back with seven straight goals after falling behind 3-0.Blackhawks 4, Blue Jackets 3:
Ben Smith tapped in a rebound with 3.7 seconds left on a wild scrum to give visiting Chicago Blackhawks the victory. ... With time running out, Duncan Keith shot the puck on net, and goalie Sergei Bobrovsky blocked it with his arm, but it popped out of his reach. While he and two teammates scrambled to get to the loose puck, Smith pushed it into the net.Red Wings 3, Sabres 2:
Daniel Alfredsson had a goal and an assist for host Detroit. ... Mike Babcock picked up his 413th win as Red Wings coach, tying him with Jack Adams for the franchise record.Devils 2, Capitals 1:
Ryan Carter scored the tie-breaking goal for host New Jersey with 4:54 remaining. ... Alex Ovechkin scored for Washington, which lost its fifth straight. It was Ovechkins first even-strength point since Feb. 27.Flames 2, Panthers 1:
Mike Cammalleri scored the tie-breaking goal for visiting Calgary in the second period.Briefly:
Maple Leafs goaltender Jonathan Bernier will be sidelined three weeks because of a knee sprain, meaning his season is over if Toronto doesnt rally for a playoff spot. ... Blue Jackets wing Nick Foligno may miss the final six games of the regular season with a lower-body injury.