NHL round-up: Boston Bruins clinch playoff spot with St. Louis Blues point

Last Updated March 22 2018, 09:46Other Sports
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The Boston Bruins clinched a spot in the NHL playoffs but their celebrations were muted after Jaden Schwartz got his second of the night as the St Louis Blues recorded an overtime win.

The Bruins only needed a point to become the third team to clinch a berth and Ryan Donato put the side 1-0 up after 10:12 in the first.

Sky Bet: Vegas Golden Knights are 13/8 to beat San Jose Sharks on Friday morning

Schwartz got his first of the night and 21st of the season to draw things level with 10 minutes to go and then found a winner after carrying the puck from one end of the rink to the other and firing a wrist-shot for the score.


Stanley Cup winner (odds via Sky Bet)

  • Nashville Predators - 5/1
  • Tampa Bay Lightning - 5/1
  • Boston Bruins - 6/1
  • Vegas Golden Knights - 15/2
  • Toronto Maple Leafs - 11/1
  • Washington Capitals - 11/1

The Pittsburgh Penguins enhanced their chances of making the playoffs with a 5-3 win over the Montreal Canadiens.

Derick Brassard and Jake Guentzel scored in the third period after Montreal came from 2-0 down to lead 3-2.

Sky Bet: Tampa Bay Lightning are 5/6 to beat New York Islanders on Thursday night

There were also wins for the Anaheim Ducks, who beat the Calgary Flames 4-0, while the Arizona Coyotes also scored four in their 4-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres.

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