Boston Bruins' Milan Lucic, left, scores on Detroit Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard during the second period of Game 2 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series in Boston Sunday, April 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)

Bruins top Red Wings to even series

Justin Florek and Reilly Smith scored in a three-minute span in the first period and the Boston Bruins evened their playoff series with a wi…

Detroit Red Wings right wing Tomas Jurco, of Slovakia, jumps over Carolina Hurricanes goalie Cam Ward's stick during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Detroit, Friday, April 11, 2014. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Hurricanes edge playoff-bound Red Wings

After clinching a 23rd straight postseason appearance earlier in the week, the Red Wings lost a regular-season home game to the Carolina Hur…

Detroit Red Wings' Niklas Kronwall (55) clears the puck before Pittsburgh Penguins' Lee Stempniak (22) can get his stick on it during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, April 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

SO winner lifts Penguins past Red Wings

Jussi Jokinen scored in regulation and then got the game-winner in the shootout, lifting the Pittsburgh Penguins to a victory over the playo…