Sporting Digest: Ice Hockey

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The Independent Online
CHRISTIAN PERTHALER, of Austria, may need brain surgery after bursting a blood vessel on the brain during the current world championship in Germany. Perthaler was rushed to a Munich hospital on Thursday evening during the first period of Austria's 11-0 defeat by Canada.

NHL First round play-offs: Buffalo Sabres 4 Boston Bruins 3 (Buffalo lead best-of-seven series 3-0); Pittsburgh Penguins 4 New Jersey Devils 3 (Pittsburgh lead 3-0); Montreal Canadiens 2 Quebec Nordiques 1 (Quebec lead 2-1); New York Islanders 4 Washington Capitals 3 (New York lead 2-1).