PITTSBURGH (AP) - 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.
Ilya Bryzgalov overcame another shaky start to stop 23 shots for the Flyers, who rallied from a pair of early two-goal deficits.
The game mirrored Philadelphia's 4-3 overtime victory in Game 1 on Wednesday night. Pittsburgh raced to a 3-0 lead in that one only to succumb on Jakub Voracek's goal less than 3 minutes into the extra session.
Game 3 is Sunday in Philadelphia.
KINGS 4, CANUCKS 2
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - Dustin Brown tied an NHL playoff record with two short-handed goals, Jonathan Quick made 46 saves and Los Angeles beat top-seeded Vancouver to take a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference.
Brown had the two-goal game two nights after capping the Kings' 4-2 Game 1 victory with an empty-net goal. He entered the season with three goals in 13 career playoff games.
Brown opened the scoring with 9 seconds left in the first period, and gave the Kings a 2-1 lead at 5:17 of the second. He became the 12th player - Wayne Greyzky did it twice - to score two short-handed goals in a playoff game.
Quick made 22 saves in the third period, allowing only Samuel Pahlsson's goal with 3:38 to play. Jannik Hansen also scored for Vancouver, the Presidents' Trophy winner as the NHL regular-season points leader.
Game 3 is Sunday night in Los Angeles.
RED WINGS 3, PREDATORS 2
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.
Todd Bertuzzi dropped the gloves with Weber 1:36 into the game and landed a good punch.
Weber and Andrei Kostitsyn scored for Nashville.
Game 3 is Sunday in Detroit.
DEVILS 3, PANTHERS 2
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) - Martin Brodeur stopped 24 shots for his 100th postseason victory, and a three-goal first period was enough to help New Jersey spoil Florida's long-awaited return to the playoffs.
Brodeur also picked up an assist for his 10th postseason point, and became the second goalie in NHL history to reach triple-figures in playoff wins. Only Patrick Roy has more, with 151.
Game 2 is Sunday night.
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