Sports by Hartley Miller as of 2:05 p.m. Sunday, May 8th
NHL: (4 Saturday playoff games)
Dallas 4 Calgary 2
Pittsburgh 7 NY Rangers 4
Washington 6 Florida 1
Colorado 7 Nashville 3
The Stars, Penguins and Capitals all lead their series 2-1 while the Avalanche enjoy a 3-0 lead over the Predators.
There are four Stanley Cup playoff games today: Boston beat Carolina 5-2 to tie the series 2-2, Minnesota is at St. Louis (1:30 p.m.), Toronto visits Tampa (4:00) and Edmonton is LA (7:00).
The Wild, Maple Leafs and Oilers all lead their first round series 2-1.
Kamloops 4 Vancouver 3
Portland 4 Seattle 2
Winnipeg 7 Moose Jaw 0
Edmonton 5 Red Deer 0
Kamloops, Winnipeg and Edmonton all lead their second round series 2-0 while Portland is ahead of Seattle 1-0.
Thursday, five Cougars were named to NHL Central Scouting’s Final Rankings ahead of the 2022 #NHLDraft.
📸 James Doyle
— PG Cougars (@PGCougars) May 5, 2022
Ice, Oil Kings continue to dominate in WHL’s east with shutouts . . . Blazers get past Giants . . . Winterhawks open with victory https://t.co/tfuOxKYoLH
— Gregg Drinnan (@gdrinnan) May 8, 2022
— My Prince George Now (@mypgnow) May 6, 2022
CAT SCAN: @Hartley_Miller chats with @PGCougars head coach and general manager Mark Lamb in the final episode of the season
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— My Prince George Now (@mypgnow) May 3, 2022
Golden State 142 Memphis 112
Milwaukee 103 Boston 101
The Warriors and Bucks both lead their best-of-7 series 2-1.
There are a pair of NBA playoff games today: Phoenix at Dallas (12:30 PM PT) followed by Miami at Philadelphia (5:00).
The Suns and Heat both lead 2-1.
The NBA playoff results and upcoming schedule are right here.
Cleveland 4 Toronto 3
Toronto 8 Cleveland 3 (1st game)
Cleveland 8 Toronto 2 (2nd game)
The (17-13) Jays are 1-3 on a 9-game road trip that continues Tuesday night against the NY Yankees (4:05 p.m. PT)
The Blue Jays schedule is right here.
The MLB standings are right here.
Prince George Senior Lacrosse:
Devils 20 Quesnel Crossfire 2
Mackenzie 8 Assault 5
Bandits 10 Devils 9
There is one league game Monday night at 8: Bandits against the Assault at the PG Coliseum.
Rich Strike, an 80-1 longshot, won the 148th running of the Kentucky Derby.
The 4-1 favourite Epicenter placed second by three-quarters of a length in the 20-horse field.
Zandon came third at Churchill Downs.
Rich Strike had the second-biggest upset in the race’s history, paying $163.60 to win.
Only Donerail in 1913 had a higher payout of $184.90.
— theScore (@theScore) May 7, 2022
The Penticton Vees host the Nanaimo Clippers in the first two games of the BCHL best-of-7 Fred Page Cup championship series on Friday, May 13th and Saturday, May 14th.
The series will shift to Nanaimo May 17th and 18th.
Both teams swept their Conference Finals in four straight.
Penticton outscored West Kelowna 25-4 (Interior) while Nanaimo outscored Langley 18-5 (Coastal).
The BCHL playoff results and upcoming schedule are right here.
MEET THE CAPTAIN❕❕❕
We are proud to announce that D Colton Cameron (02) has been named the 22nd captain in franchise history! (BCHL Era)
— Prince George Spruce Kings (@SpruceKings) May 4, 2022
— UNBC Athletics (@UNBCATHLETICS) May 6, 2022
WHAT A DAY!!!
TWO @CanadaWest Sports Info Awards!
Our @UNBC Indigenous Jersey project would not have been possible without the incredible work of so many people who collaborated with us along the way. Thank you.
— UNBC Athletics (@UNBCATHLETICS) May 5, 2022