Artturi Lehkonen and Max Domi scored in the third period to lead Montreal to a 4-2 win over the NHL-leading Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday night, keeping the Canadiens within reach for a wild-card spot in the Eastern Conference.

Montreal and Columbus both have 94 points and two games left in the regular season. But the Blue Jackets currently own the tiebreaker.

Nate Thompson and Joel Armia also scored for the Canadiens (43-29-8), who improved to 6-1-1 in their last eight games. Carey Price stopped 22 shots for his 35th win of the season.

Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price (31) stops Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Adam Erne (73) during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, April 2, 2019 in Montreal. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP)
Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price (31) stops Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Adam Erne (73) during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, April 2, 2019 in Montreal. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP)

Steven Stamkos and Cedric Paquette scored for the Presidents’ Trophy-winning Lightning (60-16-4), who were playing their third game in four nights.

Montreal Canadiens left wing Tomas Tatar (90) tries to tip in a loose puck in front of Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Edward Pasquale (80) during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, April 2, 2019 in Montreal. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP)
Montreal Canadiens left wing Tomas Tatar (90) tries to tip in a loose puck in front of Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Edward Pasquale (80) during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, April 2, 2019 in Montreal. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP)
Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price (31) poke checks Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Nikita Kucherov (86) during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, April 2, 2019 in Montreal. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP)
Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price (31) poke checks Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Nikita Kucherov (86) during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, April 2, 2019 in Montreal. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP)

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