Canadiens Look to Advance
Montreal can finish off Tampa Bay in first-round Stanley Cup playoff action tonight. The Canadiens won the first three games of the best-of-seven series by scores of 5-4, 4-1 and 3-2. This evening's game is being played on the Canadiens home-ice. If the Lightning were to win tonight's game, the fifth game would be played Thursday in Tampa.
San Jose's Sharks can take a commanding 3-0 lead over the Kings with a victory tonight in Los Angeles. The Sharks have won by scores of 6-3 and 7-2. Whatever the outcome of tonight's game, the fourth game will take place Thursday once again on the Kings' ice.