Montreal Canadiens’ Corey Perry, centre, celebrates his goal with teammates Jeff Petry, left, and Eric Staal during the first period of an NHL Stanley Cup playoff hockey game in Montreal, Sunday, June 6, 2021. (Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press via AP)
Canadiens Take 3-0 Series Lead | News, Sports, Jobs Joel Armia had two goals and an assist, Carey Price made 26 saves, and the Montreal Canadiens defeated the Winnipeg Jets 5-1 on Sunday night to take a 3-0 lead in their second-round playoff series.
The Canadiens lead a playoff series 3-0 for the first time since 2015, when they beat Ottawa in the opening round. LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jonathan Marchessault had his fourth career hat trick to lead the Vegas Golden Knights to a victory over the Colorado Avalanche to tie their second-round series at two games apiece.
GOLDEN KNIGHTS 5 AVALANCHE 1 Corey Perry, Artturi Lehkonen and Nick Suzuki also scored for the Canadiens, who have won six straight playoff games and haven’t trailed in a game since losing Game 4 against Toronto in the first round. Montreal will try to complete a four-game sweep of Winnipeg on Monday night at home.
Two days after his tying goal sparked a come-from-behind win in Game 3, Marchessault got his third three-goal game with the Golden Knights. The eight-year veteran also had one while with Florida. The game was played in front of an announced crowd of 18,081 — the largest to attend an NHL game this season.
Brandon Saad had the only goal for the Avalanche, who had an early 1-0 lead Max Pacioretty and Patrick Brown also scored for Vegas, while Marc-Andre Fleury made 17 saves for his 87th career playoff victory — one shy of tying Ed Belfour for fifth on the all-time list.
Max Pacioretty and Patrick Brown also scored for Vegas, while Marc-Andre Fleury made 17 saves for his 87th career playoff victory — one shy of tying Ed Belfour for fifth on the all-time list.
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