Flyers Lead 2-0 After Second Straight Comeback, Red Wings Even Series With Predators

Flyers Lead 2-0 After Second Straight Comeback, Red Wings Even Series With PredatorsHere are the recaps from the games that took place on Wednesday, April 11. Be sure to check out more of our in-depth Associated Press recaps and previews.

Philadelphia Flyers 8, Pittsburgh Penguins 5

PITTSBURGH — Sean Couturier and Claude Giroux each scored three goals and the Philadelphia Flyers rallied for a wild 8-5 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Friday night in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinal series.

Giroux added three assists for Philadelphia, and former Penguins Max Talbot and Jaromir Jagr also scored to help the Flyers take a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven series. Read the complete story here.

New Jersey Devils 3, Florida Panthers 2

SUNRISE, Fla. — Martin Brodeur's teammates came out flying. He took care of everything else.

Brodeur stopped 24 shots for his 100th postseason win, and a three-goal first period was enough to help the New Jersey Devils spoil the Florida Panthers' long-awaited return to the Stanley Cup playoffs in a 3-2 victory Friday night. Read the complete story here

Detroit Red Wings 3, Nashville Predators 2

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Ian White and Cory Emmerton scored in the first period, and the Detroit Red Wings got the best revenge against the Nashville Predators with a 3-2 victory Friday night that evened the opening series 1-1.

Johan Franzen also scored, and Jimmy Howard made 24 saves as the Red Wings answered Nashville defenseman Shea Weber being fined only $2,500 for smashing Henrik Zetterberg's head into the glass at the end of Game 1 on Wednesday night. Read the complete story here.

Los Angeles Kings 4, Vancouver Canucks 2

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Dustin Brown and the Los Angeles Kings got a lot more out of Vancouver's power plays than the top-seeded Canucks.

Brown tied an NHL playoff record with two short-handed goals, Jonathan Quick made 46 saves and the Kings beat the Canucks 4-2 on Friday night to take a 2-0 lead in the first-round series. Read the complete story here.

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