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Hartley’s Sports Shorts; Wednesday, May 24th

Sports by Hartley Wednesday, May 24th as of 12:05 a.m.

NHL: (3rd game in the best-of-7 Western Conference Final)

Vegas Golden Knights  4  Dallas Stars  0

The Golden Knights jumped out to a 3-0 lead just 7:10 into the first period.

Adin Hill made 34 saves for the shutout.

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Vegas leads the series 3-0 with Game 4 Thursday night (5:00) in Dallas.


The NHL Eastern Conference Final resumes tonight (Wednesday at 5:00) in Florida with the Panthers enjoying a 3-0 lead over the Carolina Hurricanes.

Panthers goalie Sergei Bobrovsky has stopped 109 of the last 110 shots he has faced in this series.

The NHL playoff schedule/results are here.


World Hockey:

Canada ended preliminary-round play at the men’s world hockey championship Tuesday with a 3-1 win over Czechia.

Canada will face host and defending champion Finland in the quarterfinals on Thursday (10:20 am PT)

The Canadian team finished second in Group B with a 4-1-1-1 record while Finland was in
third place in Group A at 5-0-1-1.

More on the tournament can be found here.



The Memorial Cup will start Friday night at 6:00 with the host Kamloops Blazers against the Quebec Remparts.

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The Seattle Thunderbirds open up on Saturday against the Peterborough Petes.

Memorial Cup schedule:

Round-Robin – Game 1 – Friday, May 26 – Québec vs. Kamloops (6 p.m. PT)
Round-Robin – Game 2 – Saturday, May 27 – Seattle vs. Peterborough (3 p.m. PT)
Round-Robin – Game 3 – Sunday, May 28 – Kamloops vs. Peterborough (3 p.m. PT)
Round-Robin – Game 4 – Monday, May 29 – Seattle vs. Québec (6 p.m. PT)
Round-Robin – Game 5 – Tuesday, May 30 – Peterborough vs. Québec (6 p.m. PT)
Round-Robin – Game 6 – Wednesday, May 31 – Kamloops vs. Seattle (6 p.m. PT)

Tie-Breaker (*if necessary) – Thursday, June 1 (6 p.m. PT)

Semi-Final – Friday, June 2 (7 p.m. PT)

Final – Sunday, June 4 (4 p.m. PT)

The Thunderbirds won the WHL title in five games while the Petes took the OHL championship in six games and the Remparts captured the QMJHL title in six games.


PG Cougars:

Less than two weeks after hearing his name called 15th overall at the 2023 WHL Prospects Draft, defenceman Carson Carels of Manitoba signed a WHL Scholarship and Development Agreement with the Prince George Cougars.

Carels, who turns 15 on June 23rd, spent the 2022-23 season with the Pilot Mound Academy U15 Prep Team of the Canadian Sport School Hockey League (CSSHL).

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He recorded 32 points in 20 games.


UNBC Timberwolves:


NBA: (4th game in the best-of-7 Eastern Conference Final)

Boston Celtics  116  Miami Heat  99

The Miami lead is reduced to 3-1 with Game 5 Thursday night (5:30 PT) in Boston.

The series winner will face the Western Conference champion Denver Nuggets in the league final starting on Thursday, June 1st.

NBA results/schedule can be found here.


Major League Baseball:

Toronto Blue Jays  20  Tampa Bay Rays  1

The (26-23) Jays scored their 20 runs on 27 hits as they ended a 5-game losing streak.

Toronto is 1-1 on a 7-game road trip which continues today in Tampa (3:40 PM PT).

The Blue Jays 2023 schedule can be found here.

The MLB standings can be found here.

The MLB schedule/results can be found here.



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