As of 12:05 a.m. Thursday, June 3  by Hartley Miller

NHL—(2 Stanley Cup playoff games)

Montreal  5  Winnipeg  3
(Canadiens lead the best-of-7 series 1-0)

Colorado  3  Vegas  2  (OT)
(Avalanche up 2-0 in the best-of-7 series)

There are two NHL playoff games tonight (Thursday): Boston at New York Islanders (4:30 PT) and Carolina at Tampa Bay (5:00). The Bruins and Islanders are tied 1-1 while Tampa is up 2-0 over the Hurricanes.

The NHL schedule is right here.


World Hockey:

Team Canada is up against Russia today (10:15 a.m. PT) in the quarterfinals at the world hockey championship in Latvia. Canada was fourth in Group B while Russia came first in Group A.

 

WHL:

The Prince George Cougars will pick 15th in the WHL’s 2021 prospects draft, formerly the bantam draft. The Spokane Chiefs have the first selection. The draft is scheduled for December 9th.

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NBA—(5th games in the Conference quarterfinals)

Dallas  105  LA Clippers  100
(Mavericks lead the series 3-2)

Utah  126  Memphis  110
(Jazz capture the series 4-1)

Atlanta  103  New York  99
(Hawks win the series 4-1)

Philadelphia  129  Washington  112
(76’ers win the series 4-1)

There are a pair of NBA playoff games tonight: Denver at Portland (5:00 PT) followed by Phoenix at LA Lakers (7:30). The visiting Nuggets and Suns lead their best-of-7 series 3-2.

The NBA playoff schedule is right here.

 

MLB

Toronto Blue Jays  6  Miami Marlins  5

The (29-25) Blue Jays host the Houston Astros Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

The Blue Jays schedule is right here.

The MLB standings are right here.

 

Tennis: