Alex Ovechkin has passed Gordie Howe for second on the NHL career goals list.
Blake Wheeler scored 32 seconds into overtime and the Winnipeg Jets spoiled the Arizona Coyotes’ Mullett Arena debut with a 3-2 victory Friday night.
Injuries are threatening to tip the balance of a handful of first-round series around the NHL playoffs.
Cale Makar scored 8:31 into overtime, Darcy Kuemper made 25 saves on his 32nd birthday and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Nashville Predators 2-1 to take a 2-0 lead in the first-round playoff series.
Nathan MacKinnon and Devon Toews scored 22 seconds apart in a five-goal first period, sending the Colorado Avalanche to a 7-2 win over the Nashville Predators in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series.
Sidney Crosby scored the second of his two goals at 2:21 of overtime for his 1,400th career point, helping the Pittsburgh Penguins snap a four-game losing streak with a 3-2 victory over the Nashville Predators.
The defending Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay Lightning went into the NHL trade deadline without much money to make a move.
All divisional play through the first two rounds of the playoffs made a major impact at the NHL trade deadline.
Quarantine requirements are making the trade deadline drastically different for teams around the NHL.