BUFFALO SABRES vs CAROLINA HURRICANES
Carolina Hurricane's Oleg Tverdovsky (70) battles Buffalo Sabres' Taylor Pyatt (24) during the third period, Tuesday, April 18, 2006, at the RBC Center in Raleigh, N.C. Sabre's won 4-0. (UPI Photo/ Karl DeBlaker)
Johnny Boychuk and Daniel Paille each scored a third-period goal Tuesday, rallying Boston over New York 2-1 for a 3-0 conference semifinal series lead.
Henrik Lunqvist recorded his second straight shutout Monday and the New York Rangers pounded Washington 5-0 to win their Eastern Conference playoff series.
Marcel Goc netted the go-ahead goal and Jacob Markstrom stopped 36 shots Tuesday in Florida's 3-2 victory over the New York Rangers.
Ryan Callahan tallied a pair of goals Sunday and the New York Rangers ended New Jersey's playoff hopes with a 4-1 victory over the Devils.
Olli Jokinen and Evander Kane scored two goals each Tuesday and the Winnipeg Jets kept the New York Rangers on the skids with a 4-3 win.
Carl Hagelin scored what proved to be the decisive goal late in the third period Saturday and the New York Rangers held off Tampa Bay 3-2.
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Ilya Bryzgalov stopped 18-of-19 shots Thursday to give Philadelphia a 2-1 victory over the New York Rangers, the Flyers' first triumph of the season.
Pittsburgh's James Neal logged a pair of goals Sunday and the Penguins won a second straight to start the season, 6-3 over the New York Rangers.
Dustin Penner's goal in overtime Tuesday gave the Los Angeles Kings a 4-3 win over Phoenix and the Western Conference title.