NHL playoffs: Hertl scores for Sharks against L.A.

In NHL action on Tuesday, the Montreal Canadiens swept Tampa Bay at the Bell Centre, winning their best-of-seven series 4:0. The Canadiens won the game 4:3. Czech forward Tomáš Plekanec got an assist in the match; Ondřej Palata got a goal and an assist for the losing team.

Elsewhere, the San Jose Sharks defeated L.A in overtime to take a 3:0 stranglehold on the series. Upcoming Czech star Tomáš Hertl tied the game at three to send the game to extra time; the winner was scored by Patrick Marleau.

Author: Jan Velinger