Hartley's Sports ShortsSportsHartley’s Sport Shorts; Friday, May 28th SHARE ON: Hartley Miller, staff Friday, May. 28th, 2021 As of 12:05 a.m. Friday, May 28 by Hartley MillerNHL (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:CAT SCAN: @Hartley_Miller chats with @PGCougars Vice President of Business @Andy_Beesley in the final episode of the season | https://t.co/G9ll1YLQJa #CityOfPG #sports pic.twitter.com/DZSlk25519— My Prince George Now (@mypgnow) May 27, 2021 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..@EthanSamson77 and @tgoats_35 of @PGCougars have the attention of NHL Central Scouting | https://t.co/dPxxsz9KeG #CityOfPG #sports pic.twitter.com/eSGjIbSWn3— My Prince George Now (@mypgnow) May 27, 202157 WHL players have been listed on NHL Central Scouting’s final rankings ahead of the 2021 NHL Draft.DETAILS 📰 | https://t.co/MbckQ42otJ pic.twitter.com/aT8KyhqUOh— The WHL (@TheWHL) May 27, 2021The @WHLHitmen begin their search for a new Director of Player Personnel after announcing the departure of Dallas Thompson.DETAILS 📰 | https://t.co/ceLrW8PqO0 pic.twitter.com/krFnvAjfEe— The WHL (@TheWHL) May 26, 2021 Columns:HART ATTACK: @Hartley_Miller dissects the @PGCougars goaltending situation heading into next season @tgoats_35, @tyler_brennan70 | https://t.co/Dk7ZsuJGYg #cityofpg #Sports pic.twitter.com/ZegSCWBB8q— My Prince George Now (@mypgnow) May 28, 2021Rebels drop two assistant coaches . . . Avs add familiar face as director of amateur scouting . . . VIJHL expands by two teams https://t.co/GkrGl66TjN— Gregg Drinnan (@gdrinnan) May 28, 2021 PG Lacrosse:Carney Street Lacrosse Box to open next month? | #cityofpg https://t.co/DnmBmhSlZu #sports pic.twitter.com/wEpezCwf8S— My Prince George Now (@mypgnow) May 26, 2021UNBC Timberwolves:PG basketball player earns pro contract in Europe @UNBCATHLETICS | https://t.co/bTW8YIUyjR #cityofpg #Sports pic.twitter.com/ybjmHajSeL— My Prince George Now (@mypgnow) May 26, 2021 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.