WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Rickard Rakell scored at 5:12 of overtime to lift the Anaheim Ducks over the Winnipeg Jets 5-4 on Monday in Game 3 of their playoff series.
Anaheim leads the series 3-0.
Jakob Silfverberg scored and added two assists for the Ducks in regulation. Ryan Kesler, Corey Perry and Cam Fowler also scored for Anaheim.
Bryan Little, Tyler Myers, Lee Stempniak and Blake Wheeler scored for Winnipeg, which was hosting its first NHL playoff game since 1996.
For the third straight game, Winnipeg blew a third-period lead and in the process became the first team in NHL history to lose the first three of a series when leading at the second intermission each time, according to the Elias Sports Bureau.
Game 4 is Wednesday in Winnipeg.
RANGERS 2, PENGUINS 1
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Henrik Lundqvist stopped 23 shots and New York regained control of its first-round series against Pittsburgh Penguins with a win in Game 3.
Carl Hagelin and Chris Kreider scored for New York, which dominated for two periods then held on late to take a 2-1 series lead.
Game 4 is Wednesday in Pittsburgh.
Patric Hornqvist scored his third career playoff goal for the Penguins, but Pittsburgh couldn’t overcome another slow start. Marc-Andre Fleury made 24 saves, but the Penguins couldn’t back up their strong play in Game 2.
WILD 3, BLUES 0
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Devan Dubnyk made 17 saves and Jason Pominville and Zach Parise scored second-period goals and Minnesota earned a victory over St. Louis in Game 3 of their Western Conference series.
Mikael Granlund had two assists, Nino Niederreiter added an empty-netter and the Wild had the edge in every way, without being drawn into a single trip to the penalty box.
St. Louis’ Jake Allen stopped 21 shots, with the over-capacity crowd taunting him with chants of his last name throughout the game, but the Blues lost on the road in the playoffs for the ninth straight time.
Game 4 is in Minnesota on Wednesday.