04/22 21:31 CDT NHL playoff capsules
NHL playoff capsules
MONTREAL (AP) --- Max Pacioretty lifted the Montreal Canadiens into the second
round of the Stanley Cup playoffs Tuesday night with a power-play goal with 43
seconds remaining for a 4-3 victory and a four-game sweep of Tampa Bay.
The first team to advance this year, the Canadiens also got goals from Daniel
Briere, Brendan Gallagher and Lars Eller.
Ondrej Palat had a goal and an assist for Tampa Bay. Victor Hedman pulled the
Lightning within one goal three minutes into the third period, and Tyler
Johnson tied the game three minutes later.
Lightning backup goaltender Kristers Gudlevskis replaced Anders Lindback after
Gallagher's goal 5:42 into the second period. Lindback gave up three goals on
20 shots, while Gudlevskis stopped 16 of 17 shots in relief.
BRUINS 3, RED WINGS 0
DETROIT (AP) --- Tuukka Rask finished with a 23-save shutout to give the Bruins
a 2-1 playoff series lead.
Dougie Hamilton and Jordan Caron scored in the first period, and Patrice
Bergeron added an empty-net goal late in the game. The Presidents'
Trophy-winning Bruins are ahead for the first time in the opening-round series.
And, it seems like a commanding lead the way Boston has played the past two
Detroit has to win Game 4 on Thursday night to avoid facing elimination when
the series shifts back to Boston.
Jimmy Howard made 31 saves for the Red Wings, who needed him to make what
appeared to be a routine stop midway through the first period on the first
goal. He couldn't.