Description: Canadiens left wing Max Pacioretty scored the game-winning goal in overtime as Montreal defeated Florida, 3-2, on Saturday.
Insight: Pacioretty scored on passes from David Desharnais and P.K. Subban. Pacioretty has 36 goals and 29 assists in 76 games this season. He also has an incredible plus-40 rating, which leads the league.
Description: Bruins winger Milan Lucic had a pair of goals in the, 4-2, victory over the Rangers on Saturday.
Insight: This was a huge victory for Boston, who has moved back into the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference, but Ottawa was played two fewer games and is just two points behind Boston. The Bruins have just seven games remaining. Lucic has 17 goals, 25 assists, plus-12 rating and 79 penalty minutes this season.
Description: Rangers left wing Mats Zuccarello scored a goal during Tuesday's loss to the Kings.
Insight: Zuccarello also had two shots on goal and a minus-one rating on the night. He now has 13 goals, 44 points, 37 penalty minutes, and a plus-18 rating overall. Kevin Hayes also tallied for the Rangers.
Description: Wild left wing Thomas Vanek had a goal and an assist in the, 2-1, victory over the Maple Leafs on Monday.
Insight: Vanek assisted Charlie Coyle's goal in the first period and then scored in the third period to give Minnesota a, 2-0, lead. The goal turned out to be the game-winner. vanek has 19 goals and 30 assists in 72 games this season.
Description: Senators left winger Mike Hoffman had a goal and two assists in the, 5-2, victory over the Sharks on Monday.
Insight: Hoffman has been slumping a bit lately as he had just two goals and two assists in March before Monday. The three points versus the Sharks is hopefully a sign he has things turning around for good. Hoffman has 26 goals and 20 assists in his rookie season.
Description: Lightning left winger Ondrej Palat had a goal and an assist in the, 5-3, victory over the Bruins on Sunday.
Insight: Palat assisted J.T. Brown in the first period and then scored on the power play in the third. Palat was plus-two in the game. He has 16 goals and 40 assists with a plus-32 rating in 66 games this season.
Description: Lightning left winger Ondrej Palat picked up two assists in the, 3-1, victory over the Red Wings on Friday.
Insight: Palat assisted Anton Stralman's goal in the second period and then got the secondary assist on Steven Stamkos' empty-netter to seal the victory. Palat has 15 goals and 39 assists with a plus-30 rating in 65 games this season.
Description: Flames winger Johnny Gaudreau had a goal and two assists in the, 4-1, victory over the Flyers on Thursday.
Insight: Johnny Hockey continues to add to his really impressive rookie season. He scored his goal on the power play. He was also plus-two in the game. Gaudreau now has 20 goals and 36 assists this season.
Description: Canadiens left wing Brandon Prust had two assists in the, 3-2, victory over the Panthers on Tuesday.
Insight: Prust has been a penalty minutes specialist this season with 128 PIM, but he helped with the scoring on Tuesday. Prust assisted Alexei Emelin's goal and then Jacob De La Rose's shorthanded score. He has four goals and 12 assists this season.