WORLD U-18 MEN’S HOCKEY CHAMPIONSHIP

Team Canada looks to be fairing well with Prince George Cougars’ Taylor Gauthier between the pipes.

Gauthier made 24 saves in a 7-4 victory over the Swiss at the U-18 Men’s Hockey Championship in Sweden yesterday.

Canada will face Belarus on Sunday.

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WHL PLAYOFFS – Conference Finals

The Prince Albert Raiders defeated the Edmonton Oil Kings on home ice yesterday with a 1-0 victory. Raiders’ goaltender Ian Scott made 26 saves to earn the shutout.

Game 2 goes tonight at 6:00 in Prince Albert.

David Tendeck stopped 30 of 31 shots against the Spokane Chiefs, which was good enough to allow the Vancouver Giants to defeat the Chiefs 4-1. Owen Hardy finished the game with a goal and two assists for the Giants.

Game 2 goes tonight at 7:00 in Langley.

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NHL PLAYOFFS – Round 1

Yesterday’s Scores:

Toronto Maple Leafs 2 vs. Boston Bruins 1 (TOR leads series 3-2)

Colorado Avalanche 5 vs. Calgary Flames 1 (COL wins series 4-1)

Today’s Games:

Dallas Stars vs. Nashville Predators at 12:00 p.m. (Series tied at 2-2)

Winnipeg Jets vs. St Louis Blues at 4:00 p.m. (STL leads series 3-2)

Carolina Hurricanes vs. Washington Capitals at 5:00 p.m. (Series tied at 2-2)

Around the NHL:

Hurricanes’ Warren Foegele will not be suspended for his hit on TJ Oshie. The incident will result in the Capitals’ forward missing “quite some time” according to head coach Todd Reirden.

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NBA PLAYOFFS – Round 1

The Toronto Raptors have taken a 2-1 series lead after defeating the Orlando Magic 98-93 yesterday.

Pascal Siakam led the way with 30 points.

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MLB

Marcus Stroman earned his first victory of the year with a 5-1 victory over the Oakland Athletics.

The same two teams will play again today at 1:07 p.m. in Oakland.