Winners and Losers of the NHL Playoff Weekend

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Winners and Losers of the NHL Playoff Weekend
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Brooks Orpik scored the series-winning goal in overtime fro the Penguins against the Islanders.

It was a spectacular weekend for the Los Angeles Kings, Pittsburgh Penguins and Detroit Red Wings.

All three teams advanced to the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs with hard-earned first-round victories.

Perhaps the Penguins breathed the loudest sigh of relief. They were pushed hard by the New York Islanders and were driven to overtime in Game 6.

They got the series-clinching goal from the most unlikely of sources: defenseman Brooks Orpik, marking his first goal all season.

Here's a look at the winners and losers from this weekend.

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