Canadiens Rout Jets 5-1 to Take 3-0 Series Lead
MONTREAL (AP) — Joel Armia had two goals and an assist, Carey Price made 26 saves and the Montreal Canadiens defeated the Winnipeg Jets 5-1 to take a 3-0 lead in their second-round playoff series.
Corey Perry, Artturi Lehkonen and Nick Suzuki also scored for the Canadiens, who have won six straight playoff games and haven’t trailed in a game since losing Game 4 against Toronto in the first round. Montreal will look to complete a four-game sweep of Winnipeg on Monday night at home. Adam Lowry scored for the Jets, and Connor Hellebuyck made 28 saves.
Winnipeg was without top center Mark Scheifele, who is serving a four-game suspension.