The Panthers have won their last six games, leapfrogging Montreal, Boston and Detroit in a span of a week to the top of the Atlantic Division.
The Bruins have earned at least a point in 14 of their last 15 games, and are now one point behind Montreal for the Atlantic Division lead with two games in hand.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – The boos Patrick Kane heard from the hometown crowd when he had the puck at times were a bit surprising, but Kane didn’t mind.
The Islanders haven't lost a game in regulation since Nov. 22, compiling a record of 8-0-2 in their last 10 games to climb into contention for the No. 1 seed in the East.