Tom Pyatt scored the eventual game-winning goal and added an assist Tuesday, helping the Tampa Bay Lightning stay hot with a 5-2 win over Florida.
Matt Read notched his first career hat trick and rookie Tye McGinn tallied his first NHL goal Saturday in the Philadelphia Flyers' 7-1 waltz over Florida.
Craig Anderson recorded a 31-save shutout and Kyle Turris scored twice Monday, boosting the Ottawa Senators to a 4-0 whitewash of Florida.
Brian Campbell logged two goals Saturday and defending Southeast Division champion Florida began its season by rolling over Carolina 5-1.
Jose Theodore turned aside all 30 shots he saw Saturday and Florida grabbed the advantage in its playoff series with a 3-0 victory over New Jersey.
Brian Campbell scored the go-ahead goal Tuesday and the Florida Panthers rallied to beat New Jersey 4-3 and take the lead in their playoff series.
Stephen Weiss scored two power-play goals Sunday and Florida hung on for a 4-2 win over New Jersey, evening its first-round Eastern Conference series at 1-1.
Martin Brodeur made 24 saves Friday and recorded his 100th playoff victory in backstopping New Jersey's 3-2 win over Florida in their series opener.
Brooks Laich gave Washington a three-goal lead Thursday and the Capitals held on to down Florida 4-2, a result that clinched a playoff berth for both teams.
Andrew Ladd scored 1:48 into overtime Tuesday and the Winnipeg Jets denied Florida a Southeast Division crown with a 5-4 comeback win over the Panthers.