Sports by Hartley Miller as of 12:05 p.m. Tuesday, May 10th
NHL: (4 Monday playoff games)
Calgary 4 Dallas 1
(Series tied 2-2)
Florida 3 Washington 2 (OT)
(Series tied 2-2)
Pittsburgh 7 NY Rangers 2
(Penguins lead 3-1)
Colorado 5 Nashville 3
(Avalanche swept the series 4-0 to become the first team to advance to the second round)
There are four Stanley Cup playoff games tonight (Tuesday): LA at Edmonton (7:00 PT), Tampa Bay at Toronto (4:30), Boston at Carolina (4:00), and St. Louis at Minnesota (6:30).
All four best-of-7 series are tied 2-2.
After missing the playoffs for the first time in four seasons under his watch, the New York Islanders fired head coach Barry Trotz with one year left on his contract.
The 59-year-old Trotz compiled an overall record of 152-102-34 for a .587 winning percentage with the Islanders.
Edmonton 5 Red Deer 4 (OT)
(The Oil Kings lead the best-of-7 Eastern Conference semifinal 3-0 with Game 4 Wednesday in Red Deer)
There are a pair of WHL playoff games tonight: Kamloops at Vancouver and Winnipeg and Moose Jaw. The visiting Blazers and Ice are both ahead 2-0.
The Winterhawks series against the Seattle Thunderbirds will resume Wednesday in Portland. The Winterhawks, with former PG Cougar Taylor Gauthier in goal, lead the T-Birds 2-0.
The WHL playoff schedule and results are right here.
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 and Saturday.
The series will shift to Nanaimo on May 17th and 18th.
The BCHL playoff results and upcoming schedule are right here.
Golden State 101 Memphis 98
(The Warriors lead the second-round series 3-1)
Boston 116 Milwaukee 108
(The best-of-7 Eastern Conference semifinal series is tied 2-2)
Tonight in the NBA: Philadelphia at Miami (4:30 PT) followed by Dallas at Phoenix
(7:00). Both best-of-7 series are tied 2-2.
The NBA playoff results and upcoming schedule are right here.
Nikola Jokic of the Denver Nuggets is the MVP of the NBA for the second straight year.
The 27-year-old 7-foot center averaged 27.1 points, 13.8 rebounds, and 7.9 assists per game.
Jokic became the first player to eclipse 2,000 points, 1,000 rebounds, and 500 assists in a season.
The (17-13) Toronto Jays are 1-3 on a 9-game road trip that continues tonight against the AL East-leading NY Yankees (4:05 p.m. PT).
The 20-8 Yanks have the best record in the Majors.
The Blue Jays schedule is right here.
The MLB standings are right here.
Prince George Senior Lacrosse:
Bandits 14 Assault 13
(The Bandits lead the league with a 3-0 record)