Capitals Steckel and Thrashers Kane go after puck in Washington.
Washington Capitals Dave Steckel (39) and Atlanta Thrashers Evander Kane (9) go after the puck during the second period at the Verizon Center in Washington on February 5, 2010. UPI/Alexis C. Glenn.
Nicklas Backstrom scored the go-ahead goal Tuesday, helping the Washington Capitals claim their fifth division title in six years with a 5-3 win over Winnipeg.
Andrew Ladd started a streak of five consecutive goals to finish the game Thursday, a surge that brought Winnipeg a 7-2 victory over Florida.
Evander Kane and Bryan Little each provided a goal and an assist during a big second period that carried the Winnipeg Jets over Philadelphia 4-1 Saturday.
Winnipeg's Evander Kane supplied a goal and three assists Tuesday and the Southeast Division-leading Jets stayed hot with a 4-1 win over Carolina.
Ondrej Pavelec turned aside 27-of-28 shots Tuesday and the Winnipeg Jets strengthened their lead in the Southeast Division with a 3-1 win over Boston.
Blake Wheeler scored twice and Nik Antropov added a goal and two assists for the Winnipeg Jets Tuesday in their 5-2 spanking of Toronto.
Patrik Elias bested Ondrej Pavelec in the third round of a shootout Sunday and the New Jersey Devils pulled out a 3-2 win over Winnipeg.
Olli Jokinen and Evander Kane scored two goals each Tuesday and the Winnipeg Jets kept the New York Rangers on the skids with a 4-3 win.
Evander Kane scored the go-ahead goal late in the second period Sunday and the Winnipeg Jets rallied for a 4-2 victory over New Jersey.
Wayne Simmonds' power-play goal in the third period capped a comeback that rallied the Philadelphia Flyers to a 5-3 win over Winnipeg Saturday.