There will be two Game 4s on the schedule for Thursday.
Columbus looks to keep the cannon firing at Nationwide Arena, where they are 3-0 in the playoffs. The Blue Jackets the second-round series 2-1 against the Bruins. Trade deadline acquisition Matt Duchene has scored a power-play goal in each Blue Jackets’ win against Boston and Sergei Bobrovsky has stopped at least 31 shots as well.
Blue Jackets: Adam Clendening, Ryan Dzingel (Wheaton), Artemi Panarin
Bruins: Joakim Nordstrom
The Avalanche and Sharks have traded wins so far, with San Jose grabbing a 4-2 road win in Game 3 to take a 2-1 series lead. Sharks veteran forward Logan Couture scored a hat trick with an empty-net goal in the victory.
Avalanche: J.T. Compher (Northbrook)
Game 4: Bruins at Blue Jackets, 6:30 p.m. (NBCSN), CBJ 2-1
Game 4: Sharks at Avalanche, 9 p.m. (NBCSN), SJ 2-1
*All times Central