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Tomas Hertl scored his career-high 30th goal of the season, Martin Jones made 37 saves and the San Jose Sharks extended their two-decade home dominance over the Montreal Canadiens with a 5-2 victory.
The Sharks haven't lost at home to the Canadiens since Nov. 23, 1999, winning 12 straight in that span.
San Jose won its eighth straight overall in the series despite getting outplayed for much of the night.
Marcus Sorensen and Timo Meier each scored for the third game in a row, Joe Thornton also had a goal and Gustav Nyquist added an empty-netter.
Artturi Lehkonen and Andrew Shaw scored for the Canadiens, who remained two points ahead of Columbus in the race for the final wild-card spot in the NHL's Eastern Conference.