Florida chose a bothersome time to have their very first three-game losing streak considering that late January as they lost the last 3 contests of their four-game roadway swing.
Jamie McGinn lit the light early in the very first duration for the visitors at the TD Garden in Boston, however after that it was one-way traffic as Jake DeBrusk scored two times and Nick Holden, Ryan Donato and Patrice Bergeron all were on target.
Boston and the Panthers will satisfy two times more prior to completion of the routine project and on this proof the Bruins are far more most likely to handle the New Jersey Devils in the preliminary of the playoffs.
Over in Newark the Devils were taking care of their own organisation with a 4-3 victory over the New York Islanders at the Prudential.
Taylor Hall scored two times for the hosts and New Jersey visits the Bell Centre in Montreal to handle the Canadiens on Sunday.
Presently 5th in the Metropolitan Division the Devils are 3 points behind the Columbus Blue Jackets, with a video game in hand, in the chase for an automated post-season location in the department.
With the Philadelphia Flyers sitting in between Columbus and New Jersey in the standings, it promises that the Eastern Conference playoff locations might well decrease to the last Saturday of the season.