Sports by Hartley Thursday, May 18th as of 12:05 a.m.
WHL: (4th game in the best-of-7 Championship Series)
Seattle Thunderbirds 4 Winnipeg ICE 2
Nico Myatovic of Prince George scored the last goal of the game for Seattle into an empty net with eight seconds left in the third period.
The Thunderbirds lead 3-1 and will host Game 5 Friday night.
The game summary is here.
Blog time: #Thunderbirds one win away from #WHL title – #Seattle downs #Winnipeg #Ice 4-2 for frantic Game 4 victory. #WHLChampionship. #WHLPlayoffs. #CHL. https://t.co/KWwdW9sJir pic.twitter.com/UfRhvRpaw4
— Darren Steinke (@StanksSports) May 18, 2023
There are a total of 17 NHL-drafted players that are participating in the series, 10 with Seattle and 7 with Winnipeg.
2023 WHL Championship Series
GAME 1 – Friday, May 12 – Seattle Thunderbirds (2) at Winnipeg ICE (3)GAME 2 – Saturday, May 13 – Seattle Thunderbirds (4) at Winnipeg ICE (2)GAME 3 – Tuesday, May 16 – Winnipeg ICE (3) at Seattle Thunderbirds (6)GAME 4 – Wednesday, May 17 – Winnipeg ICE (2) at Seattle Thunderbirds (4)GAME 5 – Friday, May 19 – Winnipeg ICE at Seattle Thunderbirds – 7:05 p.m. PT GAME 6* – Sunday, May 21 – Seattle Thunderbirds at Winnipeg ICE – 5 p.m. PT GAME 7* – Monday, May 22 – Seattle Thunderbirds at Winnipeg ICE – 3 p.m. PT
* = If necessary The WHL playoff results can be found here.
BCHL: (4th game in the best-of-7 Fred Page Cup Final)
Penticton Vees 4 Alberni Valley Bulldogs 1
The Vees swept the series 4-0 for their 2nd straight BCHL championship.
The BCHL schedule/results can be found here.
The NHL Eastern Conference Final opens tonight (Thursday 5:00 PT) with the Florida Panthers at the Carolina Hurricanes.
The NHL Western Conference Final begins Friday (5:30) in Vegas with the Golden Knights hosting the Dallas Stars.
The NHL playoff schedule/results are here.
She’s the reigning @pacwestbc Rookie of the Year, and now…she’s a @UNBC Timberwolf!
An exciting day for @UNBCWomensBball, announcing the official commitment of talented guard Claire Huang to the roster!
Hear from Claire, and read all the details here: https://t.co/OIhKMqgU7n pic.twitter.com/xb1VEthez5
— UNBC Athletics (@UNBCATHLETICS) May 17, 2023
NBA: (1st game in the best-of-7 Eastern Conference Final)
Miami Heat 123 Boston Celtics 116
Miami is up 1-0 with Game 2 Friday night (5:30) in Boston.
The NBA Western Final resumes tonight (Thursday at 5:30) in Denver with the Nuggets ahead of the LA Lakers 1-0.
NBA results/schedule can be found here.
Major League Baseball:
Toronto Blue Jays 3 New York Yankees 0 (10)
Toronto catcher Danny Jansen smashed a 3-run homer in the bottom of the 10th.
The (25-18) Jays are 4-2 on a 10-game homestand which will continue tonight (4:07 PT) against the (25-20) Yankees.
All teams in the A.L. East are above .500.
The Blue Jays 2023 schedule can be found here.
The MLB standings can be found here.
The MLB schedule/results can be found here.
The PGA Championship is underway in Rochester, New York.
The leaderboard is here.
PG Senior Lacrosse:
Assault 14 Bandits 9
The Thursday night game this evening at 8:00 has Mackenzie against Quesnel at Kin 1 in Prince George.