Washington beat Winnipeg 3-1 in DC; Pittsburgh handed the Bruins their first regulation loss since the All-Star Break (ending the Bruins' 6-game win streak and 19-game point streak(15-0-4), 4-2. Both wins were cemented with empty net goals.
The Isles' magic number to clinch a playoff spot remains 21.
4. Hurricanes 81 points/67 games/36 ROW (Monday at Colorado)