SCOREBOARD
Saturday, May 17
Dallas at Detroit (1:30 p.m. EDT). The Red Wings failed to sweep the Stars after Dallas posted a 3-1 victory in Game 4 of the Western Conference finals on Wednesday.

NO PLACE LIKE HOME
For the second time in the playoffs, Pittsburgh will have the home-ice advantage in eliminating an opponent when they face Philadelphia in Game 5 on the Eastern Conference finals on Sunday. The Penguins own an 11-2 record in the playoffs, including a 7-0 mark at home and have won 15 straight at Mellon Arena. After taking a 3-0 lead over the New York Rangers in the second round, Pittsburgh was beaten in Game 4 before it wrapped up that series at home in its next chance.

WINLESS IN DETROIT
ley Cup finals for the first time since winning a title in 2002 with a win in Game 5 on Saturday.

STAYING ON
Florida reached an agreement with Jacques Martin on Friday to remain with the Panthers as general manager through the 2011-12 season. Martin, who said the two jobs were too much for one person, was stripped of his duties as head coach last month, but said he would stay on as general manager. Martin became coach in 2004 and took over as general manager in 2006, replacing Mike Keenan.

SPEAKING
``Being physical is a huge part of our game. ... I think the biggest thing is the matchups and getting who you want on the ice against certain players.'' - Philadelphia forward Mike Richards on how the Flyers need to play against Pittsburgh's top goal scorers. Philadelphia stayed alive in the playoffs with 4-2 victory in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals in Philadelphia on Thursday night.

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