Columbus Blue Jackets' Boone Jenner, right, checks Pittsburgh Penguins' Matt Cullen during the second period of Game 4 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series Tuesday, April 18, 2017, in Columbus, Ohio.
The Penguins tied the game moments later, much to the disdain of Blue Jackets coach John Tortorella.
Columbus got offense from its lower lines, building leads of 3-1, 4-2 and 4-3 before Jenner poked in a goal amid heavy traffic 5:37 into the third period for a 5-3 lead. Guentzel had a hat trick in the 5-4 Pittsburgh win Sunday. Despite Werenski's gruesome injury, referees let play continue, and Pittsburgh's Bryan Rust took advantage of the de facto power play to score the game-tying goal on a pass from Evgeni Malkin. After a lackluster end to the season and a flat Game 1, the Jackets played with aggression. Johnson fired a slap shot from above the right circle that deflected off Sidney Crosby's skate and past Fleury at 11:46 of the first period.
TORONTO (AP) - Tyler Bozak scored 1:37 into overtime to cap Toronto's comeback from two goals down in the second period, and the Maple Leafs beat the Washington Capitals to take a 2-1 lead in the first-round series.
Marc-Andre Fleury allowed five goals on 34 shots in Tuesday's 5-4 loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets. He now leads the league with four postseason goals - one more than the Wild have managed in three games against the St. Louis Blues.
Montreal 3, N.Y. Rangers 1: Alexander Radulov had a goal and an assist to lead the Canadiens over the Rangers in NY, giving Montreal a 2-1 lead in the first-round playoff series.
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Arsenal scored 36 times in their first 15 games - hitting three or more against Liverpool, Watford, Hull, Chelsea. That's why we never gave up. "In the second half one or two times we could have been more dominant in the air".
The Blue Jackets finally flipped the script last night, grabbing a 3-0 lead and never relinquishing it despite a serious pushback from the Penguins.
"I'm just trying to stay in front of the net". It went up Werenski's stick and hit him in the face. The Rangers managed just 21 shots on goal in Game 3 and had 21 giveaways, including 10 in the first period.
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Fleury, who alertly began moving to his left after making the pad save and giving up the rebound, arrived in time for the puck to ricochet off his helmeted forehead. San Jose's quartet of 25-goal scorers in the regular season - Joe Pavelski, Brent Burns, Patrick Marleau and Logan Couture - have none so far in the playoffs. "I think our team has played hard, has had some struggles along through the game here, but we're not changing our approach in how we're supposed to play and how we're preparing for the game".
We're up 3-0. Being down 3-0 is possibly the worst thing for a team in hockey.