Round 1 recap: Winnipeg (Galiardi) swept by Anaheim. Rangers (Boyle, Moore, Sheppard) take the series in five games over Pittsburgh (Ehrhoff, Winnik, Greiss). Chicago (Desjardins) takes series in six games over Nashville. Calgary defeats Vancouver (Bonino) in six games. St Louis (Goc) loses to Minnesota (Coyle) in six games. Montreal (Mitchell, Malhotra) eliminate Ottawa (Michalek) in six games. Washington wins game 7 over Islanders (Kennedy). Tampa Bay (Carle) wins game 7 over Detroit (Granato).
Round 2 begins Thursday, April 30.
Montreal: Torrey Mitchell, Manny Malhotra
Tampa Bay: Matt Carle
NY Rangers: Dan Boyle, Dominic Moore, James Sheppard
Minnesota: Charlie Coyle
Chicago: Andrew Desjardins