Philadelphia Flyers vs Washington Capitals
Washington Capitals' Alexander Semin (28) of Russia celebrates with teammates Alexander Ovechkin (8) of Russia and Sergei Fedorov of Russia after Semin put in the Capitals winning goal against the Philadelphia Flyers during the third period of game five of the Eastern Conference quarter finals at the Verizon Center in Washington on April 19, 2008. The Capitals defeated the Flyers 3-2. (UPI Photo/Kevin Dietsch)
Jiri Tlusty scored twice in the first period Sunday and the Carolina Hurricanes rode his efforts to a 3-2 victory over Tampa Bay.
A goal from Dustin Byfuglien 1:23 deep in overtime Thursday gave Winnipeg a 4-3 win over Carolina that boosted the Jets' playoff hopes.
Alexander Semin and Eric Staal each notched a goal and an assist Saturday and the Carolina Hurricanes broke a seven-game skid with a 3-1 win over Winnipeg.
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High-scoring forward Alexander Semin and the Carolina Hurricanes have agreed on a five-year contract extension, General Manager Jim Rutherford said Monday.
Henrik Lundqvist made 29 saves and J.T. Miller scored a shootout winner Monday, hoisting the New York Rangers to a much-needed 2-1 victory over Carolina.
Mike Ribeiro capped a Washington comeback Thursday by scoring the go-ahead goal with 2:16 left, giving the Capitals a 3-2 win over Carolina.
Carolina's Jiri Tlusty struck for two goals and added an assist Saturday and the Hurricanes stayed on a roll with a 6-3 rout of New Jersey.
Alexander Semin provided a goal and two assists Tuesday and the streaking Carolina Hurricanes held off Buffalo 4-3 to sweep their season's series.
Jordan Staal's goal in the second period proved decisive Sunday and Carolina completed a home-and-home sweep of Florida with a 3-2 victory.