Canadiens prepare for Game Three at home against the Lightning, evaluating Taylor Hall’s power-play performance this season, and the latest on the Flames and Canucks.
MONTREAL GAZETTE/TAMPA TRIBUNE: The Canadiens look forward to being on home ice facing the Tampa Bay Lightning up 2-0 in their best-of-seven divisional semifinal. The Lightning know history is against them but also know a comeback to win the series isn’t impossible.
SPECTOR’S NOTE: Game Three, which goes tonight, is key for both clubs. If the Canadiens win, they take a 3-0 stranglehold on the series with a chance of wrapping things up in Game Four. The Lightning must win Game Three to give themselves a chance to get back into this series.
EDMONTON JOURNAL: David Staples analyzes the power-play performance of Oilers star Taylor Hall this season.
VANCOUVER SUN: Harrison Mooney on why it’s unlikely the Canucks could move their farm team to Abbotsford, BC.
CALGARY SUN: Results of the Sun’s poll of Flames fans evaluating the team’s performance this season.