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NHL Playoff Scores: Capitals, Red Wings, Canucks, Predators Victorious

Besides the Penguins3-0 shutout of the Tampa Bay Lightning, here are the other NHL playoff scores from Wednesday night.

The Washington Capitals beat the New York Rangers 2-1 in overtime, with Alex Ovechkin and Alexander Semin scoring for the Caps. Matt Gilroy scored the lone goal for the Rangers.

The Vancouver Canucks won against the Chicago Blackhawks, 2-0, with Christopher Higgins and Jannik Hansen scoring the two goals in the first period. Roberto Luongo had 32 saves for the Canucks.

The Detroit Red Wings beat the Phoenix Coyotes, 4-2. Pavel Datsuyuk, Johan Franzen and Brian Rafalski all scored in the second period for Detroit, while Jiri Hudler tacked on a goal in the third period.

Finally, the Nashville Predators beat the Anaheim Ducks, 4-1. Mike Fisher scored two goals for Nashville, while Shea Weber and Steve Sullivan also scored. Pekka Rinne had 27 saves.

The other three NHL playoff series will begin Thursday night.

Photographs by dizfunk used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.