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Islanders 4, Panthers 2

(Updated: CORRECTING: Time of Pirri's goal in Game Notebook.) Islanders 4, Panthers 2: Josh Bailey scored the go-ahead goal midway through the second period and also notched an assist as host New York salvaged the finale of its three-game season series versus Florida.

Blues 1, Flyers 0 (SO)

Blues 1, Flyers 0 (SO): T.J. Oshie scored in the first round for his NHL-leading ninth shootout goal and Ryan Miller recorded his first shutout in over two years as host St. Louis improved to 12-3-1 in its last 16 games.

Preview: Hurricanes at Penguins

The Pittsburgh Penguins conclude their stretch of playing six of seven games at home when they welcome the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday. Metropolitan Division-leading Pittsburgh went 1-3-0 on a four-game homestand, needing overtime for its only victory, before edging the Blue Jackets 2-1 in Columbus. The Penguins returned home to post a 4-1 triumph over Chicago as James Neal and Lee Stempniak scored 21 seconds apart midway through the first period before captain Sidney Crosby tallied twice in the third.

Preview: Flyers at Blues

After testing the mettle of one Presidents' Trophy contender, the Philadelphia Flyers hit the road to face another on Tuesday as they visit the Central Division-leading St. Louis Blues. Philadelphia gave red-hot Boston all it could handle on Sunday as Vincent Lecavalier scored two goals, including the tying tally late in the third period, before suffering a 4-3 shootout loss.

Devils hang on to beat Panthers

Devils hang on to beat Panthers NEWARK, N.J. - It's not too often after a three-goal victory that the winning goaltender is not available for comment and the winning coach talks about how tough it was to come out ahead. But the New Jersey Devils' 6-3 victory over the Florida Panthers on Monday night at Prudential Center was anything but normal. "It was probably the toughest 6-3 win I've had," Devils coach Peter DeBoer said. "It was a long night."

Florida 62, Dayton 52

(Updated: CORRECTS "16-plus" to "15-plus" in graph 4 UPDATES with Florida opponent in graph 2) Florida 62, Dayton 52: Scottie Wilbekin scored 14 of his 23 points in the first half as the Gators upended the Flyers in the NCAA tournament South regional in Memphis, Tenn., to reach the Final Four for the first time since 2007.

Preview: Bruins at Flyers

Jarome Iginla and the Boston Bruins look to continue their torrid play when they visit the Philadelphia Flyers on Sunday. Iginla scored twice to reach the 30-goal plateau for the 12th time in his career as Boston clinched the Atlantic Division title with a 4-2 triumph over Washington on Saturday. The 36-year-old also tallied twice and added two assists in the Bruins' 6-1 rout of the Flyers in Philadelphia on Jan. 25.

Islanders 2, Devils 1 (SO)

Islanders 2, Devils 1 (SO) UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- In providing a glimpse at a promising future, the New York Islanders are doing their best to also ruin the present for more than one Eastern Conference playoff hopeful. Centers Frans Nielsen and Brock Nelson scored in the shootout Saturday night as the Islanders once again played the role of spoiler at Nassau Coliseum by edging the New Jersey Devils, 2-1.

Florida wins 30th straight game, defeating Dayton to earn spot in Final Fou

Florida wins 30th straight game, defeating Dayton to earn spot in Final Four MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Florida senior center Patric Young carried the NCAA South Regional championship trophy into the post-game press conference and sat it down on the table. A few moments earlier, he had scaled a ladder to cut down the nets at FedExForum after the top-seeded Gators had defeated 11th-seeded Dayton, 62-52, Saturday night to earn a berth in the Final Four.

Preview: Devils at Islanders

The New Jersey Devils reside four points behind a four-team contingent as they vie for one of the final two wild-card spots in the Eastern Conference. The Devils look to trim the deficit when they visit the Metropolitan Division-rival New York Islanders on Saturday. New Jersey's quest for the postseason would be less intimidating had it been more productive in shootouts.
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