TORONTO (AP) — Rocco Grimaldi scored twice, Aleksander Barkov got his 27th goal and the Florida Panthers beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-3 Monday night to set a franchise record with their 99th point.
Florida clinched its fifth playoff berth Sunday and then surpassed the 98 points reached by the 1999-2000 Panthers.
Nick Bjugstad also scored and Al Montoya made 22 saves for the Panthers.
Colin Greening had two goals and T.J. Brennan also scored for the Leafs, who are tied for last in the NHL with 67 points. Jonathan Bernier made 32 saves.
The Panthers lead the Lightning by four points for first in the Atlantic Division.
RANGERS 4, BLUE JACKETS 2
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Chris Kreider and Derek Stepan each scored their 20th goals and had an assist, and New York hung on to beat Columbus to earn a sixth-consecutive playoff berth.
Dan Boyle and Mats Zuccarello also scored for the Rangers, who snapped a three-game skid and moved three points behind second-place Pittsburgh. They remain two points ahead of the fourth-place Islanders in the Metropolitan Division.
The Rangers clinched playing down a defenseman most of the way. Captain Ryan McDonagh was injured blocking a shot early in the first period and left the game.
Henrik Lundqvist made 27 stops for his 34th win.
Nick Foligno scored twice for Columbus, which pulled within one with 9:15 remaining before conceding an empty-net goal.
BLUES 5, COYOTES 2
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Vladimir Tarasenko's 37th goal midway through the third period was the go-ahead score for St. Louis, which scored five straight goals to beat Arizona and tie for first place in the Western Conference.
The Blues and Stars each have 105 points, also tied for the Central Division lead, with two games to play. Dallas holds the tiebreaker with more regulation wins.
Kyle Brodziak scored twice, Troy Brouwer and Patrik Berglund also scored and goalie Brian Elliott won his 10th consecutive decision for St. Louis, which shook off the Coyotes' two-goal first period. St. Louis is 11-0-1 in its last 12 games against Arizona, including 3-0 this season.
Antoine Vermette scored his 16th goal and Anthony Duclair got his 20th for the Coyotes.
ISLANDERS 5, LIGHTNING 2
NEW YORK (AP) — John Tavares got his 30th goal and two assists, and New York scored three times in a 5:15 span to get a crucial 5-2 victory over Tampa Bay.
Ryan Pulock, Matt Martin, Brock Nelson and Johnny Boychuk also scored for the Islanders, and Thomas Greiss had 32 saves. New York holds the Eastern Conference's first wild-card spot and won for the third time in four games to reduce its magic number to two over Boston to secure a third straight postseason berth.
Alex Killorn and Victor Hedman scored for the Lightning, and Ben Bishop gave up five goals on 23 shots. Tampa Bay is two points behind first-place Florida in the Atlantic Division.
The Lightning were without star Steven Stamkos, who had surgery to remove a blood clot from near his right collarbone Monday and is expected to miss 1 to 3 months.