As of 12:05 a.m. Friday, June 4  by Hartley Miller

NHL—(2 Stanley Cup playoff games)

Carolina  3  Tampa Bay  2  (OT)
(Tampa leads the best-of-7 series 2-1)

Boston  2  New York Islanders  1  (OT)
(Bruins ahead 2-1)

There are two NHL playoff games tonight (Friday): Montreal at Winnipeg (4:30 PT) and Colorado at Vegas (7:00). The Jets will be without forward Mark Scheifele, who will start serving a 4-game suspension for his hit on Canadiens forward Jake Evans late in Game 1.

The NHL schedule is right here.


World Hockey:

Team Canada beat Russia 2-1 in overtime in the quarterfinals at the world hockey championship in Latvia. Canada will battle the U.S. in one semifinal on Saturday. The other has Finland against Germany. Winners play in the final on Sunday.

 

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NBA—(6th games in the Conference quarterfinals)

Phoenix  113  LA Lakers  100
(Suns win the series 4-2)

Denver  126  Portland  115
(Nuggets win the series 4-2)

There is one NBA playoff game tonight: LA Clippers at Dallas (6:00 PT). The Mavericks lead the best-of-7 series 3-2.

The NBA playoff schedule is right here.

 

MLB

The (29-25) Toronto Blue Jays host the (31-25) Houston Astros tonight, Saturday, and Sunday.

The Blue Jays schedule is right here.

The MLB standings are right here.