Winnipeg Jets 2, Vancouver Canucks 1
WINNIPEG, Manitoba -- The Winnipeg Jets' playoff hopes may be dangling by a tenuous thread, but after a narrow win over Vancouver Canucks, the thread hasn't snapped yet.
The Jets edged the Canucks 2-1 on Sunday night, hanging on for their playoff lives in front of a jubilant hometown crowd.
Adam Lowry took a slick pass from center Mathieu Perreault and buried it past Vancouver goaltender Ryan Miller for the 2-1 lead. Perreault also scored a goal in the game.
Alex Edler scored the Canucks' goal.
Philadelphia Flyers 6, Pittsburgh Penguins 2
PITTSBURGH -- Jordan Weal and Shayne Gostisbehere each had a goal and an assist for Philadelphia, which kept its lean playoff hopes alive with a rout of rival Pittsburgh.
Dallas Stars 2, New Jersey Devils 1 (OT)
NEWARK, N.J. -- Dallas avoided being eliminated from playoff contention -- at least temporarily -- by rallying past New Jersey.
With Dallas trailing 1-0 late in the third period, Ales Hemsky put a power-play rebound past Devils goalie Keith Kinkaid to pull the Stars even with 6:36 remaining in regulation, ultimately forcing overtime. Dallas then won it with another power-play goal, just 20 seconds into overtime, on Tyler Seguin's 25th goal of the season, a right-wing tracer.
Rookie Blake Coleman scored the first NHL goal of his career for the Devils.
Detroit Red Wings 3, Minnesota Wild 2 (OT)
DETROIT -- Andreas Athanasiou scored on a breakaway 1:52 into overtime as Detroit skated to a win over Minnesota.
Tomas Tatar and Mike Green scored for the Red Wings, who improved to 4-1-1 in their last six games.
Eric Staal and Nate Prosser scored for the Wild, who dropped to 1-7-1 in their last nine.
Anaheim Ducks 6, New York Rangers 3
Eaves scored twice and Ryan Getzlaf contributed four assists as the Ducks used their eighth win in 10 games to go two points up on idle Edmonton and San Jose. Josh Manson, Ryan Kesler and Nick Ritchie also scored for Anaheim. Jonathan Bernier picked up his fourth consecutive victory by stopping 25 shots.