Philipp Grubauer stopped all 22 shot he faced for Colorado, which helped itself in the Western Conference wild-card race.
Andreas Athanasiou scored twice for Detroit, which had lost 12 of its previous 13 games.
Anders Lee scored the winner for the Islanders with less than three minutes left, and Thomas Greiss made 33 saves.
The Metropolitan Riveters missed their plane to last weekend’s semifinal. Now some players will miss the makeup game because of the tough financial landscape in
Minnesota used to be the premier program in the state, but St. Cloud, Minnesota Duluth, Bemidji State and Minnesota State have risen in prominence recently.
Islanders Coach Barry Trotzky said his team raised its ‘battle level’ as it earned another win against a division opponent.
Shootout goals by Jordan Eberle and Mathew Marzal powered the Islanders past Ottawa as Trotz became the fourth N.H.L. coach to reach 800 wins.
Alexandar Georgiev threw his stick, which knocked the puck away from Alex Ovechkin. It was ruled a goal, and Washington gained the Metropolitan lead when
Brad Marchand scored the only goal early in the first period, giving the Devils their fifth loss in seven games. In Toronto, the fans did
Ovechkin became the first player in N.H.L. history with 10 seasons of at least 45 goals, scoring the winner at Nassau Coliseum. The Devils and