Besides the Penguins’ 3-0 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.