PITTSBURGH, Pa. - Jakub Voracek beat Marc-Andre Fleury from in close 2:23 into overtime to give the Philadelphia Flyers a 4-3 comeback victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday night in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarter-final series.
Fleury stopped Matt Read's shot from the corner, but Voracek pounced on the rebound to cap a furious rally from a 3-0 deficit. Daniel Briere scored twice, and Brayden Schenn added a goal in his playoff debut. Ilya Brzygalov settled down after a shaky start to finish with 25 saves.
Sidney Crosby, Tyler Kennedy and Pascal Dupuis scored for the Penguins, and Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 22 shots, but Pittsburgh struggled after dominating the first period.
Game 2 is Friday night in Pittsburgh.
PREDATORS 3, RED WINGS 2
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) ? Gabriel Bourque scored two goals in his post-season debut, and Nashville beat Detroit in Game 1 of the Western Conference series.
Paul Gaustad scored his first post-season goal, and Pekka Rinne made 35 saves. The Predators started at home after edging out Detroit for the No. 4 seed, and they started their third post-season series against their Central Division rival with their first win in the opening game.
Henrik Zetterberg and Tomas Holmstrom scored power-play goals for Detroit.
Game 2 is Friday night in Nashville.