Things to know from Friday's games

April, 14, 2012
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Time to revise your Cup pick: The Pittsburgh Penguins were heavily favored to win the Stanley cup, if only they could get past the Philadelphia Flyers. After jumping out to a big lead in the first period of Games 1 and 2, the Penguins allowed the Flyers to come back to win both games. Now that "if they can beat the Flyers" needs a giant question mark.

Playoff math: The New Jersey Devils' win over the Florida Panthers didn't end up being the rout that it looked like it was destined to be early in the game. But there is one comparison that the Devils won easily: Martin Brodeur got his 100th playoff victory, while the Florida Panthers franchise has just 13 playoff wins. Devils coach Pete DeBoer, former coach of the Panthers, is further back on the list after getting his first playoff win on Friday night.

Handing out punishment: The NHL didn't punish Shea Weber for his hit on Henrik Zetterberg, so the Red Wings took care of it. Todd Bertuzzi dropped the gloves with Weber early in the game, then the Wing went on to even the series with the Predators at one. Also, the Predators, who had the No. 1 ranked power play in the regular season, are now 0-for-12 on the power play.

Better than Wayne?: We don't seriously think Dustin Brown is better than Wayne Gretzky, but the Kings current captain did something even the Great One didn't do while in L.A. by scoring two shorthanded goals on Friday. The Canucks, down 2-0 in the series, need to figure out how to win at Staples Center or they can start making summer plans now.

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