Victor Hedman scored his first goal of the postseason and added two helpers, and Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 36 of 38 shots he faced to help the Tampa Bay Lightning best the Washington Capitals 4-2 in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference final and cut their series deficit down to two games to one. Steven Stamkos, Nikita Kucherov and Brayden Point also scored for the visiting Lightning.
Highlights (courtesy of NHL.com)
Winnipeg at Vegas 9 p.m. NBCSN (Series tied 1-1)
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2018 IIHF World Championship
Switzerland 5, France 1
Slovakia 7, Belarus 4
Sweden 3, Russia 1
- Evgenii Dadonov finished with four shots on goal and a -1 rating in 17:01 TOI.
- Maxim Mamin did not play in the game.
Finland 6, United States 2
- Harri Sateri made 35 saves as Finland topped Group B with the win over the Americans. Sateri finished with a 4-0 record and one shutout in the group stage.
Canada 3 vs Germany 0
- Aaron Ekblad drew the secondary helper on Ryan Nugent-Hopkins second period goal. Ekblad finished with a three shots on goal and a +3 rating in 20:34 TOI.
Latvia 1, Denmark 0
Quarterfinal Round (Thursday)
Latvia vs Sweden
Czech Republic vs United States
Switzerland vs Finland (Sateri)
Canada (Ekblad) vs Russia (Dadonov, Mamin)