Daniel Paille scored two goals, one coming shorthanded, and Brad Marchand added a shorthanded goal to lift the Boston Bruins to a 5-3 victory over the visiting Detroit Red Wings on Sunday.
Boston, which is clinging to the Eastern Conference's eighth and final playoff spot, improved to 5-1-1 in its last seven games, and is now seven points ahead of the Flyers in the standings.
David Pastrnak and Loui Eriksson each had a power-play goal for Boston. Backup goalie Niklas Svedberg made 36 saves.
Bruins top goaltender Tuukka Rask got the day off after playing 21 of 22 games.
Luke Glendening, Gustav Nyquist and Marek Zidlicky scored for the Red Wings.
Hurricanes 7, Oilers 4 - Elias Lindholm had three goals and two assists, Jeff Skinner scored twice and Carolina rallied from three goals down to beat Edmonton in Raleigh, N.C.
Rangers 1, Blackhawks 0 - New York's Derick Brassard scored 32 seconds into overtime to end a scoreless duel with Chicago. Rangers goalie Cam Talbot stopped all 29 shots he faced; the Blackhawks' Corey Crawford saved 35 of 36.