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Blackhawks blank Blues 2-0 in Game 3

St. Louis Blues defenseman Jay Bouwmeester (19) deflects a shot by Chicago Blackhawks right wing Marian Hossa (81) during the second period in Game 3 of a first-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series game Monday, April 21, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

CHICAGO (AP) — Corey Crawford made 34 saves in his third career postseason shutout, and the Chicago Blackhawks got back into their playoff series with the St. Louis Blues with a 2-0 victory in Game 3 on Monday night.

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Granlund gives Wild 1-0 win in Game 3 over Avs

Colorado Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon (29) passes to a teammate in front of Minnesota Wild left wing Erik Haula (56), of Finland, during the second period of Game 3 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series in St. Paul, Minn., Monday, April 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Mikael Granlund’s diving swing at his own rebound 5:08 into overtime gave the Minnesota Wild a 1-0 win over Semyon Varlamov and the Colorado Avalanche in Game 3 on Monday to pull within 2-1 in the best-of-seven series.

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Fleury, 3-goal flurry lead Pens past Jackets, 4-3

Columbus Blue Jackets' Nikita Nikitin, left to right, of Russia, Boone Jenner, Ryan Johansen and Dalton Prout celebrate their goal against the Pittsburgh Penguins during the first period of a first-round NHL playoff hockey game Monday, April 21, 2014, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Brandon Sutter, Lee Stempniak and Olli Maatta scored in a span of 2:13 of the third period to revive the Pittsburgh Penguins in a 4-3 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Monday night.

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Blues’ Backes out for Game 3 against Blackhawks

St. Louis Blues' David Backes (42) is helped off the ice by a Blues trainer against the Chicago Blackhawks during the third period in Game 2 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series, Saturday, April 19, 2014, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Bill Boyce)

CHICAGO (AP) — St. Louis Blues center David Backes will miss Game 3 of their first-round playoff series against the Chicago Blackhawks on Monday night due to an upper-body injury.

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Up 3-0, Canadiens look to finish off Lightning

Montreal Canadiens' players, from left, Dale Weise, Brandon Prust, Ryan White and Daniel Briere chat during a practice session inBrossard, Quebec,  Monday, April 21, 2014. The Canadiens lead Tampa Bay 3-0 in their best-of-seven series in the first round of the playoffs. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Graham Hughes)

MONTREAL (AP) — When Lars Eller and Rene Bourque are outscoring the team’s top line, things are going well for the Montreal Canadiens.

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