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COLUMBUS Toronto Maple Leafs T-Shirts Authentic , Ohio — who have each gone 6-3-1 in their last 10 games meet Tuesday night when the Calgary Flames visit the Columbus Blue Jackets.The Flames (16-9-2) will be looking to extend their winning streak to three games after a 3-2 victory in Chicago over the Blackhawks on Sunday. Sean Monahan, Elias Lindholm and Derek Ryan each scored goals for Calgary.The Blue Jackets (15-9-2) were knocked out of the top spot in the Metropolitan Division after a 3-2 loss on the road Saturday night at the New York Islanders in Nassau Coliseum.Article continues below ...Returning home should benefit the Blue Jackets. They’ve 4-0-1 in the past five games at Nationwide Arena and have won three in a row. Nine of their 14 games in December will be played at home.The Blue Jackets feel fortunate to have defenseman Ryan Murray available against the Flames after he blocked an Islanders shot in the third period and left the ice Saturday night.During Monday’s practice, he showed no ill effects from what could have proved to be a serious injury.“It’s coming right down main street. You’re right there. You’re not going to move out of the way,” he told the team’s website. “You’re hoping for the best. It could have been a lot worse.“We got X-rays. Everything looked good. I thought for sure it was broken, honestly. I was pretty fortunate in the end.”Fueling the Blue Jackets’ recent success is their power play, which ranks 15th in the NHL at 20.0 percent but has converted eight of its past 28 attempts (28.5 percent).The leader of the attack in recent games is right winger Cam Atkinson, who with an assist on Saturday night established a career high with a point in 10 consecutive games. He has 10 goals and six assists during that streak, which is tied for the second longest in franchise history behind a 13-game streak by Ryan Johansen in 2014-15.Atkinson’s linemate, center Pierre-Luc Dubois, has kept pace with seven goals and eight assists in the past eight games. Nearly a third of the way through the season, Dubois has 13 goals and 25 points.Their other lineman, left winger Artemi Panarin, leads the Blue Jackets with 27 points (seven goals, 20 assists).Forward Markus Hannikainen has contributed five points in the last eight games and goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky has experienced success against the Flames in the past, posting a 7-2-2 record with a 1.88 goals-against average and a .932 save percentage.The Flames Toronto Maple Leafs Hoodies Authentic , who have won three of their past four games, are led by dynamic forward Johnny Gaudreau’s 31 points (10 goals, 21 assists). Sean Monahan is right behind with 29 (15 goals, 14 assists) and defenseman Mark Giordano has accumulated 21 points (three goals, 21 assists).Flames coach Bill Peters was undecided on Monday after practice whether Mike Smith (8-7-1) or David Rittich will start in goal. Smith made 22 saves in the win at Chicago and Rittich has an 8-2-1 record this season.“We’re very lucky,” Peters said, according to the team’s website. “We’ve got both goaltenders dialed in well, making big saves at key times, and it feels like the decision you make, as a group, when you put the goaltender in, it feels like you’re going to win the game no matter who you go with.”Peters was certain that former Blue Jackets forward Dalton Prout will be in the lineup after he was recalled from the American Hockey League. Prout has played in one game for the Flames this season.“Prouter will be in for sure,” Peters said. “He played real well when he went down to the American League and he’s come back so we want to get him in some games, get him into a rhythm. They’re a big strong team, a heavy team Toronto Maple Leafs Hats Authentic , a lot of o-zone grind time … he defends real well, a heavy body up front. We’ll get him in and get him going again.”Austin Czarnik also will see ice time in a return to the Calgary lineup. In 17 games, he has one goal and four points. UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — John Tavares scored against his former team and the Toronto Maple Leafs clinched a playoff berth with a 2-1 victory over the New York Islanders on Monday night.Calle Rosen also had a goal for Toronto, which needed just one point to secure its postseason spot and won for the fourth time in 11 games (4-5-2). Frederik Andersen stopped 28 shots.Tavares, held without a point while the Maple Leafs lost by a combined 10-1 margin in his first two games against the Islanders since leaving last summer to sign with his hometown team, broke through off a pass from Mitch Marner to make it 2-0 at 3:50 of the third period. Tavares added to his career best with his 46th goal and set a career high with his 87th point.Jordan Eberle scored and Robin Lehner finished with 36 saves for the playoff-bound Islanders, who were playing their final regular-season home game.New York squandered a chance to pull within a point of first-place Washington in the Metropolitan Division. Instead, the Islanders remained three points behind the Capitals and two ahead of third-place Pittsburgh. The Capitals and Islanders each have two games remaining — including the season finale at Washington on Saturday night. The Penguins have three games left.PANTHERS 5, CAPITALS 3SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Vincent Trocheck scored two goals, including his 100th in the NHL, and Florida withstood a late surge to beat Washington.Troy Brouwer, Jonathan Huberdeau and Frank Vatrano also scored for the Panthers, and Aleksander Barkov had three assists. Barkov has 94 points this season Custom Toronto Maple Leafs Jerseys , tying Pavel Bure for the franchise record set in 1999-00.Roberto Luongo made 27 saves as the Panthers won their third straight game.Jakub Vrana, Nicklas Backstrom and Evgeny Kuznetsov scored for Washington, and Pheonix Copley stopped 29 shots in his first start since March 19. T.J. Oshie had two assists and Alex Ovechkin added one.The Capitals had their four-game winning streak snapped and missed a chance to clinch their fourth straight Metropolitan Division title.BLUES 3, AVALANCHE 2, SOST. LOUIS (AP) — Ryan O’Reilly scored the only goal in a shootout and St. Louis slowed Colorado’s playoff push.Trying to hold onto the final postseason spot in the Western Conference, the Avalanche had won four straight and were 6-0-1 in their previous seven games. They earned one point to move two ahead of Arizona for the second wild card in the West. Both teams have three games remaining.Colorado is three points behind Dallas for the top wild card. By getting to 86 points, the Avalanche eliminated Edmonton from playoff contention.Jaden Schwartz and Vladimir Tarasenko scored in regulation for the Blues, who improved to 7-1-0 in their last eight games. St. Louis has already wrapped up a playoff berth and still has a chance to win the Central Division. The Blues are tied with Nashville for second place, two points behind Winnipeg. All three teams have three games left.Jordan Binnington made 24 saves in his 22nd win of the season, tying Jake Allen for the most by a Blues rookie goaltender.Alexander Kerfoot and Gabriel Landeskog scored in the third period for the Avalanche.JETS 4, BLACKHAWKS 3, OTCHICAGO (AP) — Kevin Hayes scored at 3:38 of overtime and Winnipeg beat Chicago to snap a three-game slide and move into sole possession of first place in the Central Division.Hayes cut to the net off the right side, got past Dylan Strome and tucked a shot past goalie Corey Crawford. The playoff-bound Jets improved to 96 points, two ahead of St. Louis and Nashville atop the crowded division race.Strome scored his second goal of the game with 2:20 left in the third period to tie it at 3. By earning a point, Chicago avoided being eliminated from playoff contention for the second straight season — for now.Jack Roslovic scored two goals to end a 22-game drought www.officialcanucks.com , and Adam Lowry also had a goal for the Jets. Connor Hellebuyck made 25 saves.Jonathan Toews had a goal and an assist for Chicago and set a career high for points with 78. The 30-year-old Chicago captain’s 34th goal tied his mark for one season, set in 2008-09.Crawford stopped 34 shots, including Mark Scheifele’s penalty shot 40 seconds into the second period, but Chicago lost for the third time in its last four.LIGHTNING 5, SENATORS 2OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Yanni Gourde had two goals and an assist, and Tampa Bay became the third team in NHL history to win 60 games in a season with a victory over Ottawa.Mikhail Sergachev, Brayden Point and Steven Stamkos also scored for the Lightning (60-15-4). Nikita Kucherov had two assists and Andrei Vasilevskiy made 22 saves.The other teams to win at least 60 regular-season games were the 1976-77 Montreal Canadiens (60-8-12) and the 1995-96 Detroit Red Wings (62-13-7).Brady Tkachuk and Max Veronneau scored for the Senators. Craig Anderson, playing in his 400th game with the Senators, stopped 21 shots.FLAMES 7, KINGS 2LOS ANGELES (AP) — Derek Ryan scored twice and Mark Jankowski had a goal and two assists as playoff-bound Calgary defeated Los Angeles.Sam Bennett, Johnny Gaudreau, James Neal and Andrew Mangiapane also scored for the Flames, who reached 50 wins for the second time in franchise history. David Rittich made 23 saves.The night before, Calgary clinched the Pacific Division title and the top seed in the Western Conference playoffs with a 5-3 win at San Jose.Jonathan Quick was removed in the third period after allowing seven goals on 25 shots. Dustin Brown scored for the Kings Vancouver Canucks T-Shirts Authentic , and Anze Kopitar had an assist in his 1,000th game.GOLDEN KNIGHTS 3, OILERS 1LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jonathan Marchessault scored his sixth game-winning goal and Vegas topped Edmonton.Golden Knights goaltender Malcolm Subban stopped 18 shots while making his ninth straight start in place of Marc-Andre Fleury. Subban ended an 0-3-2 skid since earning his first career shutout on March 21 and has a 2.67 goals-against average during the nine-game span.Cody Eakin and Pierre-Edouard Bellemare also scored for Vegas.Connor McDavid tied a career best with his 41st goal and Mikko Koskinen made 28 saves for Edmonton.With third place in the Pacific Division and a first-round playoff date with San Jose already locked up, Vegas ended a five-game losing streak.The Oilers, meanwhile, started the game with their playoff hopes intact but were eliminated from contention midway through the first period when Colorado earned a point in a shootout loss at St. Louis.DEVILS 4, RANGERS 2NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Devils defenseman Connor Carrick scored with 4:10 left to break a tie and New Jersey defeated New York to avoid being swept in the season series by its longtime rival.Myles Wood and Travis Zajac also scored in the Devils’ regular-season home finale. Joey Anderson added an empty-net goal and MacKenzie Blackwood made 32 saves.Brett Howden and Filip Chytil scored for the Rangers, who won the first three meetings. Henrik Lundqvist made 37 saves in losing his fifth straight decision.The game was chippy with three fights, including a one-shot bout in which Brandan Lemieux bloodied Wood.