Sporting Digest: Ice Hockey

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The Independent Online
SIX players, three from each side, were suspended for one match for their part in a brawl which followed Germany's 5-3 world championship win over France in Dortmund yesterday.

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP Pool A (Munich): Sweden 6 Italy 2. Pool B (Dortmund): Germany 5 France 3; Czech Republic 2 Norway 0.

NHL: First-round play-off games: Buffalo Sabres 4 Boston Bruins 0 (Buffalo leads best-of-seven series 2-0); Pittsburgh Penguins 7 New Jersey Devils 0 (Pittsburgh leads series 2-0); Quebec Nordiques 4 Montreal Canadiens 1 (Quebec leads series 2-0); New York Islanders 5 Washington Capitals 4 (two overtimes, series tied 1-1).