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Tampa Bay takes series lead after 3-2 win over Blue Jackets

The Lightning lead the series 2-1.
Credit: AP
Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Joonas Korpisalo (70) makes a stop as Tampa Bay Lightning center Brayden Point (21) and Blue Jackets center Boone Jenner (38) look for a rebound during the third period of Game 3 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series, Saturday, Aug. 15, 2020, in Toronto. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Andrei Vasilevskiy made 16 saves and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-2 to take a 2-1 lead in their best-of-seven playoff series. 

Alex Killorn, Brayden Point and Victor Hedman scored for the Lightning, who had to hold off a 6-on-5 push by the Blue Jackets late. 

Joonas Korpisalo made 31 stops for Columbus, and Riley Nash and Eric Robinson had goals. 

Game 4 is Monday.