The Pittsburgh Penguins blew a 3-1 lead and lost 4-3 to the Montreal Canadiens last night in their Stanley Cup qualifying series. Patric Hornqvist and Jason Zucker scored on the power play, with Teddy Blueger adding the third Penguins goal in the second period. Matt Murray stopped 27 of 31 shots on net.
The Pens are now on the brink of elimination in the best-of-five series. Montreal now leads the series 2-1 heading into Game Four Friday. Face-off is set for 4pm. WISR pre-game is 3:30pm.
The Florida Panthers held off elimination with a 3-2 victory over the New York Islanders. The Islanders lead the qualifying series 2-1.
Tampa Bay defeated Boston 3-2 in their Eastern Conference round-robin matchup.
Colorado improved to 2-0 in the Western Conference round-robin following a 4-0 victory over Dallas.
Arizona defeated Nashville 4-1 to take a 2-1 qualifying series lead.