New York Islanders 4, Philadelphia Flyers 0
After posting a shutout to eliminate the Washington Capitals, Semyon Varlamov stopped all 29 shots in the New York Islanders series-opening 4-0 win over the Philadelphia Flyers. Andy Greene scored his first playoff goal since 2010 and Jean-Gabriel Pageau, Anders Lee and Devon Toews all lit the lamp in the third period.
The Islanders lead the series one game to zero.
Dallas Stars 5, Colorado Avalanche 2
After falling behind by two, the Dallas Stars scored four goals in the second period and went on to beat the Colorado Avalanche by a 5-2 count. Anton Khudobin made 38 saves, and Alexander Radulov had a goal and an assist for the Stars. Nathan MacKinnon and Mikko Rantanen each had a power-play goal and an assist for Colorado
Dallas leads the series two games to zero.