In the Maritime Hockey League…The Commandos lost 4-3 on home ice to the Timberwolves.

In the NHL…Calgary won its eighth in a row shuting down the Canadiens 5-0.  Leafs beat the Flyers 4-2.   Islanders beat the Canucks 4-3 in overtime.  Senators edged the Coyotes 3-2 in overtime.

Newfoundland’s Brad Gushue is the first skip to secure a playoff spot at the Brier in St. John’s. Other seedings are still up in the air.