1997-98 Eastern Conference Stanley Cup First Round (Best of 7)

W-LGFLeading Scorers
Ottawa4-213Yashin (3-2-5)
New Jersey2-412Gilmour (5-2-7)
DateWinnerHome Ice
April 22Senators, 2-1 (OT)at New Jersey
April 24Devils, 3-1at New Jersey
April 26Senators, 2-1 (OT)at Ottawa
April 28Senators, 4-3at Ottawa
April 30Devils, 3-1at New Jersey
May 2Senators, 3-1at Ottawa
W-LGFLeading Scorers
Montreal4-218Damphousse (2-6-8)
& Recchi (3-5-8)
Pittsburgh2-415Jagr (4-5-9)
DateWinnerHome Ice
April 23Canadiens, 3-2 (OT)at Pittsburgh
April 25Penguins, 4-1at Pittsburgh
April 27Canadiens, 3-1at Montreal
April 29Penguins, 6-3at Montreal
May 1Canadiens, 5-2at Pittsburgh
May 3Canadiens, 3-0at Montreal
Shutout: Moog, Montreal.
W-LGFLeading Scorers
Buffalo4-118Four tied with 5 pts.
Philadelphia1-49Brind'Amour (2-2-4)
DateWinnerHome Ice
April 22Sabres, 3-2at Philadelphia
April 24Flyers, 3-2at Philadelphia
April 27Sabres, 6-1at Buffalo
April 29Sabres, 4-1at Buffalo
May 1Sabres, 3-2 (OT)at Philadelphia
W-LGFLeading Scorers
Washington4-215Oates (3-4-7)
Boston2-413Allison (2-6-8)
DateWinnerHome Ice
April 22Capitals, 3-1at Washington
April 24Bruins, 4-3 (2OT)at Washington
April 26Capitals, 3-2 (2OT)at Boston
April 28Capitals, 3-0at Boston
May 1Bruins, 4-0at Washington
May 3Capitals, 3-2 (OT)at Boston
Shutouts: Kolzig, Washington; Dafoe, Boston.

Eastern ConferenceSemifinals (Best of 7)

Eastern Conference: Series Summaries, Stanley Cup Playoffs
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