Henrik Lundqvist stopped 21 shots for his fourth shutout, and theNew York Rangers routed the NHL-leading Montreal Canadiens 5-0 on Sunday night.
Lars Eller broke a tie midway through the second period, and Max Pacioretty added a goal the third to give the Montreal Canadiens a 3-1 victory over the New York Rangers on Saturday night.
The Eastern Conference finals have plenty of juice. Coming up is Game 4 on Sunday night, with New York leading the best-of-seven series 2-1.
Brian Gionta scored on a penalty shot at 2:04 of overtime to give the Montreal Canadiens a 1-0 victory over the New York Rangers in the final NHL regular-season game for both teams Saturday night.
Max Pacioretty scored 1:51 into overtime and Carey Price made 21 saves for his 21st NHL shutout as the Montreal Canadiens beat the New York Islanders 1-0 Saturday night.
The Canadiens spoiled the New York Rangers’ long-awaited home opener with a 2-0 victory Monday night.
Martin Biron, in his third start of the season, stopped 15 shots for New York (8-7-2), which dropped its third straight and has just one win in five games.