SCOREBOARD
Wednesday, May 2
New Jersey at Ottawa (7 p.m. EDT). The Devils look to tie the series 2-2 before heading home for Game 5 Saturday.

STARS
Monday
-Ray Emery, Senators, stopped 25 shots for his second playoff shutout as Ottawa beat New Jersey 2-0 to take a 2-1 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals.
-Ryane Clowe, Sharks, scored the tying goal and added an assist as San Jose came from behind for a 2-1 victory over Detroit to take a 2-1 lead in the Western Conference semifinals.

SNAPPED
Ottawa's 2-0 victory over New Jersey on Monday night ended five-game point streaks by Brian Gionta and Scott Gomez. The Senators lead the Eastern Conference semifinal series 2-1 with Game 4 Wednesday.

CLUTCH
Jonathan Cheechoo scored a power-play goal with 6:21 to play as San Jose came from behind for a 2-1 victory over Detroit on Monday night, giving the Sharks a 2-1 lead in the Western Conference semifinal series.

LONGEVITY
Detroit's Chris Chelios participated in his 237th playoff game, passing Mark Messier for second place in NHL history. Patrick Roy played in 247 postseason contests.

NOT SO SPECIAL
Vancouver is just 4-for-58 (6.9 percent) on the power play this postseason, the worst among active playoff teams. ... San Jose's power play dropped to 4-for-42 in the postseason after going 1-for-5 in a 2-1 victory over Detroit on Monday night.

DISAPPOINTING
San Jose right wing Bill Guerin, a pricey trade-deadline pickup, has no goals in eight playoff games.

SPEAKING
``At some point something's going to have to go in. It just happened to be on my shot. If I had five more shots like that, probably none of them would go in.'' - Ottawa's Tom Preissing, who scored the first goal in a 2-0 victory over New Jersey on Monday night. The Senators lead the Eastern Conference semifinal series 2-1.

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