New York Islanders at Philadelphia Flyers
PHI2001092803 - 28 September 2001 - PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA, USA: The Flyers' Goalie Roman Cechmanek (32) gropes for the puck while his team mate Kim Johnsson (5) pulls up short and the Islanders' Roman Hamrlik (4) attempts to score as Philadelphia hosts The New York Islanders in an evening game at the First Union Center on September 28, 2001. mk/ja/Jon Adams UPI
Michael Del Zotto scored in the third period Saturday and the New York Rangers beat Washington 2-1 to take their NHL conference semifinal playoff series.
Zdeno Chara scored the go-ahead goal late in the third period Monday, lifting the Boston Bruins to a 4-3 win over Washington in a first-round playoff game.
Joe Pavelski collected two goals and a pair of assists Monday, powering the San Jose Sharks to a 5-3 win over Washington.
Alex Ovechkin scored twice Thursday and Tomas Vokoun turned aside 40 shots to keep the Washington Capitals unbeaten with a 5-2 victory over Philadelphia.
Carey Price stopped 27-of-28 shots Tuesday and the Montreal Canadiens broke a three-game slide with a 3-1 victory over Atlanta.
Andrei Kostitsyn's power-play goal with less than 4 minutes left Saturday boosted the Montreal Canadiens past Carolina 4-3.
Roman Hamrlik and Tomas Plekanec each scored on first-period power plays for Montreal and the Canadiens hung on for a 3-2 decision over the New York Rangers.
Jeff Halpern backed Carey Price's 27 saves with a go-ahead third-period goal Tuesday and the Montreal Canadiens bested Ottawa 4-1.
Carey Price turned aside all 35 shots he saw Tuesday, notching his second shutout of the year in the Montreal Canadiens' 2-0 decision over Vancouver.
Brian Gionta scored the only goal of the shootout Thursday, giving Montreal a 3-2 win that extended Boston's longest losing streak in 85 years to nine games.