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Wednesday’s NHL playoff summaries

Scoring summaries from Wednesday’s NHL playoff games:

Bruins 2 at Hurricanes 3 (OT)

First Period

1. Boston, Lucic 1 (Wideman, Savard) 8:43

Penalty – Ference Bos (boarding) 16:28.

Second Period

2. Carolina, Staal 7, 16:49 (pp)

3. Carolina, Samsonov 1 (Walker, Jokinen) 17:58

Penalties – Ruutu Car (tripping) 9:24, Ryder Bos (interference) 15:40, Wallin Car (boarding) 19:21, Savard Bos (goaltender interference) 19:56.

Third Period

4. Boston, Recchi 1 (Kobasew, Montador) 9:03

Penalties – None.

Overtime

5. Carolina, Jokinen 5 (Samsonov, Ruutu) 2:48

Penalties – None.

Shots on goal by

Boston 8 7 4 4-23

Carolina 12 15 11 3-41

Goal – Boston: Thomas (L,5-2); Carolina: C.Ward (W,6-4).

Power plays (goals-chances) – Boston: 0-2; Carolina: 1-3.

Referees – Eric Furlatt, Bill McCreary. Linesmen – Shane Heyer, Brian Murphy.

Attendance – 18,680 (18,680).

Capitals 2 at Penguins 3 (OT)

First Period

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1. Washington, Ovechkin 8 (Green) 1:23

Penalties – Gonchar Pgh (interference) 9:38, Nylander Wash (interference) 12:47, Jurcina Wash (delay of game) 19:34.

Second Period

2. Pittsburgh, Fedotenko 2 (Talbot, Letang) 9:29

Penalties – Green Wash (slashing) 10:05, Varlamov Wash (slashing; served by Kozlov) 19:16.

Third Period

3. Pittsburgh, Malkin 5 (Crosby, Gonchar) 15:01 (pp)

4. Washington, Backstrom 1 (Ovechkin, Semin) 18:10 (pp)

Penalties – Ovechkin Wash (interference) 4:54, Semin Wash (hooking) 14:10, Dupuis Pgh (interference) 17:32.

Overtime

5. Pittsburgh, Letang 1 (Eaton, Crosby) 11:23

Penalty – Pothier Wash (delay of game) 2:15.

Shots on goal by

Washington 8 4 6 5-23

Pittsburgh 8 15 11 8-42

Goal – Washington: Varlamov (L,6-3); Pittsburgh: Fleury (W,5-4).

Power plays (goals-chances) – Washington: 1-2; Pittsburgh: 1-7.

Referees – Dan O’Halloran, Mike Leggo. Linesmen – Scott Driscoll, Steve Miller.

Attendance – 17,132 (16,940).