Chicago • Mikkel Boedker scored in overtime for the second straight game and the Phoenix Coyotes beat the Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 on Thursday night to take a 3-1 lead in the first-round series.
Boedker skated ahead of defenseman Nick Leddy and shoveled the puck under goalie Corey Crawford at 2:15 in the fourth straight game that has gone to an extra period.
Game 5 is Saturday night in Arizona.
Devils 4, Panthers 0 • At Newark, N.J., Martin Brodeur bounced back from his shortest postseason performance with a record-setting 24th playoff shutout, and new Jersey beat Florida to tie the series 2-all.
Capitals 2, Bruins 1 • At Washington, playoff rookie Braden Holtby followed up a shaky outing with a superb one by making 44 saves, and Alexander Semin scored the go-ahead goal, helping Washington beat Stanley Cup champion Boston to tie the series at two games apiece.
Blues 2, Sharks 1 • At San Jose, Calif., Brian Elliott made 24 saves, B.J. Crombeen and Andy McDonald scored and St. Louis moved one win away from the second round of the playoffs, beating San Jose in Game 4 to take a 3-1 series lead.