Four games were contested as the Stanley Cup Playoffs continued.
At Columbus, Ohio:
Jake Guentzel delivered a hat trick-----including the game winner at 13:10 of overtime----as the Pittsburgh Penguins overcame a two-goal deficit and defeated the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-4 in game three of their conference quarterfinal series.
The Penguins, who now lead the series three games to none, can close out both the Blue Jackets and the series with a game-four victory at Columbus on Tuesday night.
At New York:
Alexander Radulov had a goal and an assist as the Montreal Canadiens took a two-games-to-one lead in their conference quarterfinal series with the New York Rangers after their 3-1 road win in game three.
At St. Louis:
Jaden Schwartz scored the winning goal in the second period while Jake Allen stopped 20 of 41 shots as the St. Louis Blues defeated the visiting Minnesota Wild 3-1 in game three of their conference quarterfinal series.
The Blues, who now lead three games to none, can finish a four-game sweep of the Wild with a home victory in game four on Wednesday in St. Louis.
At San Jose, California:
Zack Kassian scored the game's lone goal in the second period while Cam Talbot stopped all 23 saves in registering his second straight playoff shutout as the Edmonton Oilers defeated the San Jose Sharks 1-0 on the road in game three of their opening round series, which the Oilers now lead two games to one.