UNSUPPORTED BROWSER
More Sports

Friday's Three Stars

1. Marc-Andre Fleury, Pittsburgh Penguins -- After allowing a record-setting 49 goals through the first four games, both Fleury and Ilya Bryzgalov managed to board up the shooting gallery in Game 5 with their best efforts of the series. It was Pittsburgh's netminder, though, who backstopped the series-extending 3-2 win Friday night. Fleury was barely tested in the first two periods, but just might have turned the series with seven pulse-pounding stops during a frantic third-period Flyers power play. With back-to-back solid performances, it looks like both Fleury and the Pens will be carrying momentum back to Philly for Game 6.

2. Roman Josi, Nashville Predators -- While the Wings were betrayed time and again by rushed plays and bad decisions from veterans Kyle Quincey and Brad Stuart, the Preds got impact minutes from the Swiss rookie. Josi made life miserable for Henrik Zetterberg with his active stick and nearly flawless positioning, and was the key to keeping one of Detroit's top threats at a safe distance from Rinne.

3. David Legwand, Nashville Predators -- With two points on the night -- including the series-clinching goal scored just 13 seconds into the third period -- Legwand has to be the happiest native Detroiter around. He set the tone as the Preds looked to put down their longtime tormentors, winning six of eight draws and firing a game-high five shots at Jimmy Howard.

SI.com

Drag this icon to your bookmark bar.
Then delete your old SI.com bookmark.

SI.com

Click the share icon to bookmark us.