OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) -- Chris Kreider had two goals and an assist and the New York Rangers clinched a playoff spot with a 5-1 win over the Ottawa Senators on Thursday night.

New York Rangers left wing Tanner Glass, center, is congratulated after his goal by teammates Kevin Hayes, left, and Matt Hunwickan during an NHL hockey game Thursday, March 26, 2015, in Ottawa, Ontario. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Adrian Wyld)

Dan Boyle, Mats Zuccarello and Tanner Glass also scored for the Rangers, who have 101 points.

Cam Talbot made 23 saves for New York, which handed Ottawa's Andrew Hammond his first regulation-time loss.

Hammond allowed five goals on 22 shots and is 14-1-1 to start his NHL career.

The Rangers also ended Ottawa's seven-game winning streak.

Curtis Lazar scored for the Senators as they failed to collect at least one point for just the second time in their past 18 games.

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