As of 12:05 a.m. Friday, May 28  by Hartley Miller

NHL (2 Thursday Stanley Cup playoff games)

Montreal  4  Toronto  3  (OT)
(The Maple Leafs still lead the best-of-seven series 3-2 with Game 6 Saturday night (4:30 PT) in Montreal)

Carolina  4  Nashville  3  (OT)
(The Hurricanes win the series 4-2 and will play the Tampa Bay Lightning in the second round)

–There is one contest tonight (Friday) in the Stanley Cup playoffs and that is Minnesota at Vegas (6:00 PT) in the 7th and deciding game. The winner advances to round two against the Colorado Avalanche.

–Former Prince George Cougars coach Wade Klippenstein has been promoted by the Colorado Avalanche from scout to director of amateur scouting. The 51-year-old Klippenstein has been with the Avs organization since 2016-17.

The NHL schedule is right here.

 

Cat Scan Podcast:


WHL:

A couple of PG Cougars continue to catch the eye of pro scouts.

Defenceman Ethan Samson is 92nd among North American Skaters in the Final Rankings for this year’s NHL Draft giving him a 3rd Round grade.

Taylor Gauthier ranks 18th out of 32 North American goaltenders listed.

This year’s draft will be held on July 23rd and 24th.

 

Columns:

 

PG Lacrosse:

UNBC Timberwolves:

NBA: (3rd games in the best of 7 conference quarterfinals)

LA Lakers  109  Phoenix  95
(Lakers lead the series 2-1)

Denver  120  Portland  115
(Nuggets lead the series 2-1)

Milwaukee  113  Miami  84
(Bucks lead the series 3-0)

There are three more NBA playoff games tonight (Friday): LA Clippers at Dallas (6:30), Brooklyn at Boston (5:30), and New York at Atlanta (4:00). The Mavericks lead the Clippers 2-0, The Nets are up 2-0 over the Celtics while the Knicks and Hawks are tied 1-1.

The NBA playoff schedule is right here.


MLB: 

Toronto Blue Jays  2  New York Yankees  0  (1st Game)

New York Yankees  5  Toronto Blue Jays  3  (2nd Game)

The Blue Jays have a 3-game series this weekend in Cleveland starting tonight.

The Blue Jays schedule is right here.

The MLB standings are right here.