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Crosby leads Penguins past Canadiens 3-1; Series tied 1-1

The Penguins were able to tie the best-of-five series at one game apiece.
Credit: AP
Pittsburgh Penguins left wing Jason Zucker (16) scores past Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price (31) as Canadiens defenseman Jeff Petry (26) look on during the third period of an NHL hockey playoff game Monday, Aug. 3, 2020 in Toronto. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)

TORONTO, ON — Sidney Crosby, Jason Zucker and Jake Guentzel scored for the Pittsburgh Penguins in a 3-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens, tying the best-of-five qualifying series at one game apiece. 

Jesperi Kotkaniemi scored for the Canadiens. 

The Canadiens opened the series with a 3-2 overtime win on Saturday, but were flat from the start in Game 2 and never recovered. 

Game 3 is set for August 5 at 8:00 p.m.