The Columbus Blue Jackets have their first franchise playoff win. Now we'll get to see what they can do for an encore. Columbus is back on home ice for Game 3 of its series against the Pittsburgh Penguins. In Minnesota, the Wild are at home hoping to battle back from a two-game deficit against the Colorado Avalanche. How much more overtime will there be in Chicago tonight? The Blackhawks and St. Louis Blues meet in Game 3 having already gone into triple-overtime in both Games one and two. The Blues have been the benefactors so far with a 2-0 series lead. In Dallas, the Stars are in a 2-0 hole heading into Game 3 against Anaheim.
Under the watchful eyes of police and thousands of spectators, the Boston Marathon is underway. The annual race is taking place a year after a pair of homemade pressure-cooker bombs killed three people and wounded more than 260 others. About 36,000 runners were registered for the race, the second-largest field in its history.
The Patriots Day late-morning baseball game is being played today in Boston. This year's contest has the Red Sox playing the Baltimore Orioles with Clay Bucholz getting the ball for the Sox against Wei-Yen Chen. The Toronto Blue Jays are idle following a nine-game road trip.