ART ROSS TROPHY SCORING RACE
Evgeni Malkin (107 points) --The Penguins' star scored his 49th goal and added an assist in Thursday night as Pittsburgh locked up fourth place in the East by beating the New York Rangers 5-2. Malkin will wrap up his second scoring title in three years after the Penguins host Philadelphia on Saturday.
Steven Stamkos (96 points) --Stamkos scored his 59th goal of the season, but it wasn't enough to keep the Tampa Bay Lightning from losing 3-2 in overtime at Toronto. He'll try to become the NHL's first 60-goal scorer since Alex Ovechkin in '07-08 when the Lightning end their season at Winnipeg on Saturday.
Claude Giroux (93 points) --Philadelphia's leading scorer had an assist on Thursday as the Flyers locked up fifth in the East with a 2-1 win against Buffalo. The Flyers finish their season at Pittsburgh on Saturday.