However this ends, credit to the Panthers. They had to travel to Boston after playing last night to play a game after everyone else's season is over and the day after they were mathematically eliminated.
Would've been easy for them to go through the motions and they're not.
Stick tap to the #FLAPanthers . Hours after learning they were eliminated from playoff contention Saturday, they scored 3x in 1st period en route to 4-3 win vs. #Sabres . Then they went to Boston and beat the #NHLBruins 4-2 at TD Garden in a game Boston clearly wanted to clinch 1st
Alex Ovechkin can breathe easy: Since no individual player scored 16-or-more goals in #NHLBruins -#FlaPanthers game Sunday, he has secured his NHL-record 7th career goal-scoring title (49G). Boston's Brad Marchand (entered play w 34G) was the closest, um, pursuer, in season finale