In the Maritime Hockey League;
The Miramichi Timberwolves opened the league semifinal series with a 4-0 shutout over the Summerside Western Capitals;
At the Atlantic Major Midget Championships in Miramichi; The Cape Breton West Islanders have advanced to today’s final after an 8-5 win over host Miramichi. The Islanders will play Moncton this afternoon for a birth in the Telus Cup National Championships.
In the NHL;
Boston won 5-2 over Florida;
Montreal downed Tampa 2-1 in overtime;
Ottawa lost their fourth straight, 4-2 to the Jets;
Toronto won 5-4 in Detroit;
and Edmonton edged Anaheim 3-2 in overtime.