Philadelphia Flyers vs Pittsburgh Penguins
Philadelphia Flyers Mike Knuble (22)celebrates after scoring in the third period of the fourth game of the 2009 Eastern Conference Quaterfinals at the Mellon Arena in Pittsburgh on April 23, 2009. (UPI Photo/Stephen Gross)
Ilya Bryzgalov turned aside 33-of-34 shots Saturday and Philadelphia helped its playoff chances with a 3-1 victory over Boston, breaking a four-game skid.
David Clarkson scored the game-winning goal Friday, when the New Jersey Devils scored four unanswered goals to rally for a 5-3 win over Philadelphia.
Philadelphia's Danny Briere and Claude Giroux each notched a goal and an assist Saturday and the Flyers struck early in their 5-3 win over Carolina.
Alex Ovechkin's third-period goal was decisive Monday in Washington's 3-2 win over the New York Rangers, allowing the Capitals to even their playoff series.
Joel Ward stuffed a rebound past Tim Thomas 2:57 into overtime Wednesday that advanced the Washington Capitals in the playoffs with a 2-1 win over Boston.
Troy Brouwer's power-play goal with 1:27 left in the third period Saturday lifted Washington to a 4-3 win over Boston and a lead in its playoff series.
Alex Ovechkin scored twice in the first period Monday and the Washington Capitals kept pace in the NHL playoff race with a 5-3 victory over Detroit.
Rookie center Andrew Shaw notched a pair of goals and an assist Sunday, boosting the Chicago Blackhawks to a 5-2 victory over Washington.
Mike Knuble scored the first of four unanswered Washington goals 80 seconds into the game Wednesday, sending the Capitals rolling past Florida 5-2.
Mike Knuble's goal in the fourth round of a shootout Tuesday boosted the Washington Capitals to a 3-2 win over Toronto and the Southwest Division title.