Couture Scores Three in Sharks Win

The NHL playoffs continued Tuesday night with a couple of game threes.

Logan Couture scored three times, including the late winner, as the Sharks doubled up the Avalanche 4-2 in Colorado.

San Jose now holds a 2-1 lead in their Western Conference semifinal series.

Game four goes Thursday night in Colorado.

Meantime, Boone Jenner and Matt Duchene supplied the offence for the Blue Jackets as they slipped past the Bruins 2-1.

The Jackets now lead the series 2-1.

Teams play game four in Columbus Thursday night.