Milan Lucic and Brad Marchand each scored twice, Tim Thomas stopped 32 shots and the Boston Bruins took advantage of two goals going in off skates of Colorado defensemen in a 6-2 win over the Avalanche on Saturday.
E.J. Hradek breaks down each of the series in Round 1 as the NHL Playoffs enter their second week of action.
Cody McLeod's first two-goal game carried the Avs past the Predators on Monday.
Jussi Jokinen's four goals, including a second-period hat trick in about 7 minutes, helped the Stars end a four-game home losing streak.
Paul Stastny had a goal and four assists and Milan Hejduk scored twice and set up another tally as Colorado broke open a tight game with four third-period goals.
Colorado (13-7-1-1) at Edmonton (10-9-3-0) 9:00 pm EST
A tight series ended with a shocking blowout.