Boston, MA (Sports Network) - Sidney Crosby had two goals and an assist as the Pittsburgh Penguins downed the Boston Bruins, 5-3, at TD Garden.
Paul Martin, James Neal and Arron Asham also scored for the Penguins, who moved the three points ahead of Philadelphia for the fourth seed in the Eastern Conference after the Flyers lost earlier Tuesday.
Brent Johnson made 26 saves in Pittsburgh's second win in three games.
Benoit Pouliot, Milan Lucic and Rich Peverley lit the lamp, while Marty Turco stopped 22-of-27 shots for Boston.
The Bruins had already clinched the second seed in the east with their victory over the New York Rangers on Sunday night.