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Monday, March 24
Minnesota at Edmonton (9 p.m. EDT). The Oilers, winners of 11 of 14, continue their late playoff push when they host the Northwest Division-leading Wild.
-Patrick Kane, Blackhawks, scored 1:09 into overtime to lift Chicago to a 4-3 victory over the St. Louis.
The St. Louis Blues lost to Chicago 4-3 in overtime on Sunday to finish their season-high, nine-game road trip 1-7-1.
Martin Biron remained perfect against the Islanders this season, stopping 32 shots to beat them for the sixth time in Philadelphia's 4-1 win Sunday night. The Flyers snapped a tie with Boston to move into seventh place in the Eastern Conference standings.
The New York Islanders were eliminated from the Eastern Conference playoff race Sunday after a 4-1 loss to Philadelphia. At least one of the three Northeast Division contenders closest to them will finish with more points, preventing them from finishing eighth.
``They know what it takes to win, to battle. Whether we get there (the playoffs) of not, they'll prove a lot of people wrong.'' - Chicago coach Denis Savard on rookie-of-the-year contender Patrick Kane and James Wisniewski, who scored his first goal in 18 games to lead the Blackhawks to a 4-3 overtime win against St. Louis on Sunday.