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Monday’s NHL playoff summaries

Sabres 3 at Islanders 2

First Period

No scoring.

Penalties – Campoli NYI (hooking) 4:44, Hecht Buf (tripping) 8:23, Mair Buf (interference) 12:50.

Second Period

1. Buffalo, Mair 1 (Drury, Tallinder) 5:17

2. Buffalo, Vanek 1 (Roy, Afinogenov) 8:38

3. N.Y. Islanders, Hunter 2 (Smyth, Witt) 9:52

4. Buffalo, Briere 1 (Connolly, Zubrus) 12:56 (pp)

5. N.Y. Islanders, Smyth 1 (Robitaille) 19:52

Penalties – Bergeron NYI (slashing), Poti NYI (double high-sticking) 11:59, Zubrus Buf (holding) 16:39.

Third Period

No scoring.

Penalties – Briere Buf (goaltender interference) 0:32, Zednik NYI (tripping) 12:35, Robitaille NYI (tripping) 18:26.

Shots on goal by

Buffalo  9 9 17-35

N.Y. Islanders 10 10 2-22

Goal – Buffalo: Miller (W,2-1); N.Y. Islanders: DiPietro (L,1-2).

Power plays (goals-chances) – Buffalo: 1-4; N.Y. Islanders: 0-4.

Referees – Dennis LaRue, Kevin Pollock. Linesmen – Brad Lazarowich, Dave Nansen.

Attendance – 16,234 (16,234).

Devils 2 at Lightning 3

First Period

1. Tampa Bay, Lecavalier 4 (St. Louis, Richards) 9:06 (pp)

Penalties – Ranger TB (interference) 0:43, Parise NJ (elbowing) 6:09, Lukowich NJ (hooking) 8:52, Roy TB (interference) 12:45, St. Louis TB (high-sticking) 13:42.

Second Period

2. New Jersey, Madden 1 (Brylin, Lukowich) 17:27

Penalties – Fedotenko TB (tripping) 6:01, Matvichuk NJ (hooking) 8:55, Gionta NJ (roughing) 19:01.

Third Period

3. Tampa Bay, Richards 1 (St. Louis, Kuba) 1:09

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4. New Jersey, Parise 4 (Zajac, Langenbrunner) 4:46

5. Tampa Bay, Prospal 1 (Lecavalier, St. Louis) 13:31

Penalties – Matvichuk NJ (boarding) 16:08, O’Brien TB (cross-checking), Gomez NJ (slashing) 20:00.

Shots on goal by

New Jersey 9 8 15-32

Tampa Bay 5 9 10-24

Goal – New Jersey: Brodeur (L,1-2); Tampa Bay: Holmqvist (W,2-1).

Power plays (goals-chances) – New Jersey: 0-4; Tampa Bay: 1-5.

Referees – Mike Leggo, Rob Shick. Linesmen – Shane Heyer, Brad Kovachik.

Attendance – 20,219 (19,758).

Predators 1 at Sharks 3

First Period

1. Nashville, Suter 1 (Legwand, Dumont) 11:53

Penalties – Fiddler Nash (tripping) 14:06, Suter Nash (holding) 17:16.

Second Period

2. San Jose, Michalek 2 (Rivet, Thornton) 8:38

3. San Jose, Clowe 2 (Carle, Ehrhoff) 12:18

Penalties – Forsberg Nash, Grier SJ (roughing) 2:59, Suter Nash (slashing) 5:06, Kariya Nash (slashing) 10:08, Timonen Nash (holding) 13:43, Smithson Nash (cross-checking) 14:24, Hannan SJ (cross-checking) 18:14.

Third Period

4. San Jose, Marleau 1 (Guerin) 15:34

Penalty – Michalek SJ (goaltender interference) 6:01.

Shots on goal by

Nashville 7 7 6-20

San Jose 11 18 12-41

Goal – Nashville: Vokoun (L,1-2); San Jose: Nabokov (W,2-1).

Power plays (goals-chances) – Nashville: 0-2; San Jose: 0-6.

Referees – Dave Jackson, Stephane Auger. Linesmen – Jay Sharrers, Mark Wheler.

Attendance – 17,496 (17,496).