PITTSBURGH (AP) - Claude Giroux scored short-handed and on a power play and rookie Sergei Bobrovsky made 26 saves to win in Pittsburgh for the second time in three weeks, leading the Flyers to a 3-2 victory over the Penguins on Friday night.
Kris Letang gave the Penguins an early 1-0 lead, but they repeatedly squandered chances to take control by going 0 for 6 on the power play. They are 0 for 20 in four games, three of them losses.
With the teams tied at 1, Daniel Carcillo redirected Matt Carle's soft wrist shot between Marc-Andre Fleury's pads 13:34 into the second period and the Flyers never trailed again.
Giroux sealed it midway through the third with his sixth goal, punching the puck past Fleury after a scramble in front of the Pittsburgh net in which three Flyers players had scoring chances. The power play was created by a penalty for too many men on the ice.
Tyler Kennedy scored off a one-timer of Sidney Crosby's cross-ice pass with 45 seconds remaining, but it was too late for the Penguins as they dropped their third in a row.
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) - Benoit Pouliot snapped a third-period tie, and Alex Auld made 30 saves in his season debut to earn his first victory in nine months and help Montreal win its fourth straight.
Pouliot, the trail man on a 3-on-2 rush, took a back pass from Jeff Halpern from the right circle dot and snapped a shot past goalie Dwayne Roloson 7:19 into the third. Travis Moen scored with 1:49 left to make it 3-1
Montreal swept the home-and-home series from the Islanders, and handed New York its first regulation loss at Nassau Coliseum (2-1-1) and third consecutive loss overall. The Canadiens, who have won six of seven, are 11-0-3 against the Islanders since the start of the 2007-08 season.
Tomas Plekanec scored for the third straight game for the Canadiens (7-2-1).
New York's Matt Martin scored his first NHL goal.
NEW YORK (AP) - Erik Cole scored the go-ahead goal on a power play with 3:59 left, and Jeff Skinner had two goals and set up the winner for Carolina.
Jeff Skinner, the youngest player in the NHL at 18 years, 5 months, drew the hooking penalty that set up the key power play, then made the pass to set up a wide-open Cole for the winner.
Tuomo Ruutu also scored for Carolina and Cam Ward made 40 saves
Ryan Callahan, Marc Stall and Brandon Dubinsky scored for New York.