FLYERS SCORE FOUR GOALS IN THIRD TO BEAT PENGUINS 6-2
pittsburgh» Jakub Voracek and Dale Weise sparked Philadelphia’s four-goal third period as the Flyers beat the Penguins 6-2 on Sunday night.
Jordan Weal scored his fifth goal in the first period and Valtteri Filppula his ninth in the second, and then the Flyers broke it open in the third. Weise got his fifth of the season and Voracek his 19th before Radko Gudas and Shayne Gostisbehere capped the scoring.
Steve Mason stopped 25 shots for the Flyers, who won for the fourth time in seven games.
Philadelphia is six points behind Boston for the second Eastern Conference wild card, with three teams ahead of them and seven games left. The Flyers had won three of their previous nine games, including a home shutout against Pittsburgh.
Matt Murray made 27 saves for the Penguins, who missed out on an opportunity to move a point behind the Washington Capitals for the top spot in the Metropolitan Division.
Andrew Cogliano scored the go-ahead goal early in the third period, Jonathan Bernier made 25 saves and the Ducks won their fourth straight game by defeating Henrik Lundqvist and the Rangers 6-3. Patrick Eaves scored two goals and Ryan Getzlaf had four assists as Anaheim moved two points ahead of idle San Jose and Edmonton for first place in the Pacific Division with seven games remaining. … Tyler Seguin scored on a power play 20 seconds into overtime as the Stars rallied to beat the Devils 2-1. Ales Hemsky also scored a power-play goal with 6:36 left in regulation as the Stars came back to avoid being eliminated from playoff contention. Blake Coleman, who was born in Plano, Texas, scored his first NHL goal for New Jersey. … Andreas Athanasiou scored 1:52 into overtime and lifted the Red Wings to a 3-2 win over the reeling Wild. Jimmy Howard made the gamewinning goal possible by making one of his 24 saves. Red Wings forward Gustav Nyquist got the rebound and made a long pass to set up Athanasiou, who faked out Devan Dubnyk with a move before flipping the puck in the net. The Wild has lost eight of nine is are 3-10-1 in March. … Michael Hutchinson made 28 saves and Adam Lowry scored a powerplay goal in the third period to lift the Jets to a 2-1 win over the