BOSTON (AP) -The Bruins clinched a playoff berth after three short-handed goals in 64 seconds on the same penalty powered Boston to a 4-2 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday.
Daniel Paille, Blake Wheeler and Steve Begin scored short-handed goals in the second period to make it 3-0, and Milan Lucic added an empty-netter with 1 minute left.
Tuukka Rask stopped 33 shots for Boston.
Cam Ward made 38 saves for the Hurricanes, who finished their season without making the playoffs one year after reaching the Eastern Conference finals.
The outburst was unexpected from the Bruins, who had only scored three short-handed goals all season before Saturday and haven't scored on their own power play in 22 tries over the last seven games.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Rookie Devan Dubnyk made 52 saves and denied the Kings' last two shootout attempts, leading NHL-worst Edmonton past playoff-bound Los Angeles.
Tom Gilbert had a short-handed goal and two assists for the Oilers, who have won three straight. Edmonton blew a three-goal lead in the third period, but Ryan Potulny and Shawn Horcoff scored in the shootout.
Michal Handzus scored the tying goal with 2:34 left in regulation and connected again in the shootout for the Kings.
Mike Comrie scored two early goals and the Oilers spoiled the Kings' home finale. With its second win in 23 road games, Edmonton snapped a 10-game winless streak on the road since Feb. 11, when the Oilers beat the Kings in another shootout.
Captain Dustin Brown and Jarret Stoll also scored third-period goals for the Kings, who took a season-high 55 shots. Los Angeles is in a 3-3-3 skid.