Voracek, Mason lead Flyers past Senators
Jakub Voracek scored the winner, Steve Mason made 43 saves, and the Philadelphia Flyers closed out the season with a 2-1 win over the Ottawa Senators on Saturday night in Ottawa.
Jason Akeson also scored for the Flyers, who failed to advance to the postseason for just the ninth time in franchise history.
Kyle Turris scored for the Senators and Craig Anderson stopped 23 shots.
The Flyers took a 2-1 lead midway through the third when Voracek beat Anderson with a wrist shot to quiet the 20,232 on hand.
The loss leaves the Senators sitting eighth in the Eastern Conference. They can finish seventh if they pick up a point against the Boston Bruins in the season finale today.
Red Wings 3, Stars 0: The Detroit Red Wings are headed to the playoffs for the 22nd straight season after Henrik Zetterberg had two goals and an assist.
Jimmy Howard made 17 saves to post his fifth shutout of the season, Jonathan Ericsson also scored and Pavel Datsyuk had three assists as Detroit secured the seventh spot in the Western Conference.
Wild 3, Avalanche 1: Devin Setoguchi broke a second-period tie and Niklas Backstrom stopped 29 shots, helping Minnesota secure the No. 8 seed in the Western Conference.
Blue Jackets 3, Predators 1: Jack Johnson scored the go-ahead goal with 4:48 left. Brandon Dubinsky tied it early in the period and Cam Atkinson added an empty-netter.
Rangers 4, Devils 0: Henrik Lundqvist stopped 20 shots and coasted to his second shutout of the season, Rick Nash scored two goals, and New York earned the No.6 seed in the Eastern Conference.
Derek Stepan and Ryan Callahan both had a goal and assist in the first period against New Jersey backup goalie Johan Hedberg, who gave Martin Brodeur a rare game off.
Capitals 3, Bruins 2, OT: Eric Fehr scored on a power play 3:23 into overtime. Milan Lucic and Andrew Ference scored to put Boston ahead 2-0 before Washington's Alex Ovechkin assisted on Mike Green's two power-play scores within less than two minutes in the third period.
The Bruins need to beat Ottawa tonight to take the Eastern Conference title.
Blues 3, Blackhawks 1: Brian Elliott made 22 saves and Jaden Schwartz had his first two-goal game and St. Louis earned fourth place in the Western Conference. Ben Smith scored for Chicago.
Panthers 5, Lightning 3: Martin St. Louis had a goal and an assist for the Lightning, as he secured the league scoring title, finishing with 60 points.
Tomas Fleischmann scored his second goal of the game to give Florida a 4-3 lead at 13:53 of the third. Jonathan Huberdeau had three assists, while Marcel Goc added an empty net goal in the final minute of play.
Penguins 8, Hurricanes 3: James Neal scored three goals in his first game back from a concussion and Evgeni Malkin had a goal and two assists. Brenden Morrow and Jussi Jokinen also scored for the Penguins.
Canadiens 4, Maple Leafs 1: Lars Eller had a goal and two assists.
Toronto and Montreal could meet in the playoffs depending on the outcome of today's game between the Senators and Bruins in Boston.