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BOSTON (AP) The Boston Bruins won Edmonton Oilers Hats Authentic , then got the break they needed to remain in contention for the top seed in the Eastern Conference.David Pastrnak and Tommy Wingels scored 51 seconds apart in the second period and Boston beat Ottawa 5-2 on Saturday night, a win that preserved Bruins chances for the No. 1 seed with an overtime loss by Tampa Bay.祢t痴 been a battle all year. It痴 been a grind, but we池e in that position, said Patrice Bergeron, who assisted on Pastrnak痴 tying goal 8:08 into the second period.The Bruins host Florida on Sunday night in a game postponed by a winter storm Jan. 4. Boston is one point behind Tampa Bay, which lost in overtime at Carolina, for the top spot in the East and the Atlantic Division.Danton Heinen also scored for Boston, which added late goals by Noel Acciari and David Backes in the final two minutes to put away the Senators and complete the season sweep.Anton Khudobin stopped 26 shots for the Bruins.埜e have a chance to move into first. That痴 what we all can ask for to have a chance, Boston captain Zdeno Chara said. 祢t痴 in our hands tomorrow.燃yan Dzingel scored both goals for Ottawa and Colin White had two assists. Daniel Taylor made 29 saves for the Senators, who finished 28-43-11 one year after reaching the Eastern Conference finals.The Senators closed out the season with back-to-back games on the road against two of the top teams in the East. After getting shut out 4-0 at Pittsburgh on Friday night Custom Edmonton Oilers Jerseys , Ottawa didn稚 concede anything against the Bruins.埜e致e got a lot of young guys and some big names missing. It could have been easy yesterday or today to come up with a poor effort or a lack of commitment, Ottawa coach Guy Boucher said. 埜e were making some mental mistakes and stuff but I think the effort was there from the beginning until the end.尿fter falling behind 1-0 on Dzingel痴 goal 12:31 into the game, Boston tied it on Pastrnak痴 power-play goal 8:08 into the second period. The tie lasted less than a minute before Wingels fired a wrist shot that Taylor got his glove on but couldn稚 hold and the puck bounced over the goal line at 8:59 of the second.Heinen made a steal at the Boston blue line and took it the other way, beating Taylor on a wrist shot with 2:59 left in the second.Dzingel pulled Ottawa to 3-2 at 7:07 of the third with his second goal of the game, but Acciari added an insurance goal for Boston with 1:51 left and David Backes scored on an empty net with 43 seconds left to play.祢 thought today we got better as the game went on and we really started playing our game, our style, our system and it showed on the scoreboard, Bergeron said. 埜e池e in a position where we can win the conference. It痴 a big feat.年OTES: Senators D Erik Karlsson missed his third straight game, remaining at home with his wife after the couple痴 first son was stillborn last month. Bruins LW Tim Schaller and RW David Pastrnak are the only Boston players to have played in the first 81 games. Bruins LW Rick Nash missed his 11th straight game with an upper-body injury. After entering the season on a six-game winless streak against Ottawa, Boston swept all four games.UP NEXTSenators: End of regular season.Bruins: Wrap up the regular season Sunday night at home against the Panthers. COLUMBUS www.officialhockeypanthersshop.com , Ohio The Columbus Blue Jackets return home from a three-game western swing to face the Dallas Stars on Tuesday night at Nationwide Arena.The business trip wasn稚 exactly a California dream, but the Blue Jackets can accept the results. They posted a 1-1-1 record, losing at the last stop 3-2 in overtime to the Anaheim Ducks.Pierre-Luc Dubois second goal of the game with 32 seconds remaining in the third period salvaged a point for the Blue Jackets in the final game of the trip. Anaheim痴 Cam Fowler scored his third goal of the game 36 seconds into overtime to end the Ducks seven-game losing streak and foil the Blue Jackets chance to pick up another point.Article continues below ...展e need consistency. We understand how we need to play, Blue Jackets defenseman Seth Jones said, according to the team痴 website. 展e had a great game in San Jose (4-1 win on Thursday). Then we kind of, I thought, wet the bed in LA (4-1 loss to the Kings).典hen we come here (to Anaheim), maybe 35 minutes is good, 40 minutes is good, but we致e got to put 60 minutes together every night. It痴 never going to be perfect Florida Panthers T-Shirts Authentic , but we致e got to find a way to not trail every game, especially not come back every game, and jump out to a lead.韮lue Jackets coach John Tortorella is trying to instill confidence in the players.的 don稚 know where it goes sometimes when you don稚 have it, he said. 釘ut we致e got try and find it.展e致e got some guys who don稚 feel good about themselves, so we致e got to try and build them up.乃ortorella also is trying to figure out how to jump-start the Blue Jackets power play, which went 0 of 6 against the Ducks and has failed to convert on the last 20 opportunities.Tuesday痴 game against the Stars will be the Blue Jackets fourth straight against Western Conference opponents and seventh in nine games before they return to playing Eastern Conference teams.的t starts with getting momentum, getting some chances, Tortorella said. 典hat痴 how you get some confidence, then the puck gets into the net.乃he Blue Jackets (7-6-1) have dominated the series with the Stars (8-5-1) in recent years, winning the past five meetings between the clubs and three straight at home. But each of the last three games in the series was decided by one goal.Columbus is 10-2-1 in the last 13 games against Dallas and 5-1-1 in the last seven at Nationwide Arena.Blue Jackets goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky also has fared well against the Stars during his career Florida Panthers Hoodies Authentic , posting a sterling 10-1-1 record with a 1.74 goals-against average and a .944 save percentage.Bobrovsky hasn稚 come close to elevating his play to that level yet this season. In nine games, he has posted a 3-6-0 record with a 2.46 goals-against average and a .919 save percentage.He値l face a team enduring the second night of a back-to-back that began Monday with a 2-1 overtime loss in Boston to the Bruins that ended a three-game win streak. The game in Columbus ends Boston痴 six-game road trip.After Radek Faksa scored at 3:51 of the opening period on Dallas first shot of the game against Boston, the Stars were shut out the rest of the way by Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask. The Stars gave up the winning goal on a five-on-three when Brad Marchand beat goalie Anton Khudobin with just 31 seconds left in OT.Bruins No. 1 goalie Ben Bishop is expected to be back in the net against the Blue Jackets. He is 6-4-0 with a 2.32 goals-against average and a .923 save percentage.Stars captain Jamie Benn has a history playing well against the Blue Jackets. He has contributed a goal or assist in the Stars last nine visits to Nationwide Arena.First-year Stars coach Jim Montgomery likes the direction the team is headed despite Monday痴 loss.典here痴 a lot of belief right now, Montgomery said. 的 don稚 see any complacency in our group, I just see a determination and a focus that I haven稚 seen before. That痴 the exciting part.

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