Lightning take 3-1 series lead with 4-3 OT win over Bruins
The Lightning jumped ahead 2-0 for the second straight game. But this time Boston answered with three straight goals, including a short-handed score by Patrice Bergeron – his second of the game – to break a third-period tie.
Andrei Vasilevskiy made 25 saves for the Lightning, who will have a chance to clinch it at home on Sunday.
Tuukka Rask stopped 28 shots for the Bruins.
LAS VEGAS (AP) – Alex Tuch scored twice to help Vegas take a 3-2 series lead in their Western Conference semifinal.
James Neal, Erik Haula and Jonathan Marchessault also scored for Vegas. Veteran goalie Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 27 shots, making save after highlight save until things got interesting late in the third period.
With San Jose trailing 4-0, Kevin Labanc, Tomas Hertl and Boedker scored in a 6:09 span to pull the Sharks within one with 4:16 remaining. However, Marchessault’s empty-netter with 21 seconds left sealed it for Vegas.