Kings Crown Blues; Devil Take Lead

NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs

The Los Angeles Kings are one win away from advancing to the Western Conference Semi Final after beating St. Louis for the third straight time.

The Kings downed the Blues 4-2, to take a 3-0 series lead last night.

Drew Doughty netted a goal and two assists while Jonathan Quick made 18 savesfor the Kings.

Game 4 is in L.A. on Sunday.

Alexei Ponikarovsky scored 17:21 into overtime as the New Jersey Devils beat the Philadelphia Flyers 4-3 last night.

The win means the Devils have a 2-1 lead in their Eastern Conference semifinal.

Ilva Kovalchuk returned from a lower back injury and got a goal and two assists for the Devils.