Hartley's Sports ShortsSports Hartley’s Sports Shorts for Sunday, April 21st SHARE ON: Ethan Ready, staff Sunday, Apr. 21st, 2019 WORLD U-18 MEN’S HOCKEY CHAMPIONSHIP Team Canada will be looking to add to its clean sheet at the U-18 Men’s Hockey Championship in Sweden. Prince George Cougars’ goaltender Taylor Gauthier has put forth a strong effort for the Canadians, stopping 63 of 70 shots against him, giving Gauthier a save percentage of .900 The Red and White will be facing off against Belarus today at 10:30 a.m. PST. Taylor Gauthier stops 24/28 as 🇨🇦 beats🇨🇭 7-4 to improve to 2-0 at the World Under-18 Hockey Championship. Up next: 🇧🇾 on Sunday.#U18Worlds #NorthernUprising pic.twitter.com/N91pvNFBRl — PG Cougars (@PGCougars) April 19, 2019 ===== WHL PLAYOFFS – Conference Finals The Edmonton Oil Kings evened the series at one game apiece, sneaking away with a 4-3 overtime victory over the Prince Albert Raiders. Jake Neighbours scored the game-winner in the added frame. Jake Neighbours lifted the @EdmOilKings to an OT victory to lead Saturday’s #WHLPlayoffs action! WHL TONIGHT 📰 | https://t.co/1PUd4oKkLH pic.twitter.com/3zafqEe2Xk — The WHL (@TheWHL) April 21, 2019 Game 3 goes on Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. in Edmonton. The Vancouver Giants defeated the Spokane Chiefs 4-2 in Game 2 of their conference final series. Jared Dmytriw tallied two goals on the night as the Giants ensured they went to Spokane holding onto a two-game series lead. 🎥 #WHLPlayoffs Highlight of the Night 🎥 April 20, 2019 Yannik Valenti of the @WHLGiants#WHLHoN pic.twitter.com/FT4ZtBSDfp — The WHL (@TheWHL) April 21, 2019 Game 3 gets underway on Tuesday at 7:05 p.m. in Spokane. ===== NHL PLAYOFFS – Round 1 Saturday’s Scores: St. Louis Blues 3 Winnipeg Jets 2 (Blues win series 4-2) Celebrate with us, St. Louis! ONE DOWN!!!! Not done yet. #stlblues #WeAllBleedBlue pic.twitter.com/KLMKg8CCr6 — St. Louis Blues (@StLouisBlues) April 21, 2019 Dallas Stars 5 Nashville Predators 3 (Dallas leads series 3-2) Washington Capitals 6 Carolina Hurricanes 0 (Washington leads series 3-2) Brett Connolly of Prince George scored his first playoff goal of the season for the Capitals. Play to the whistle, babe. #ALLCAPS #CapsCanes pic.twitter.com/HSNCkTsRn8 — Washington Capitals (@Capitals) April 21, 2019 Today’s Games: Boston Bruins at Toronto Maple Leafs (TOR leads series 3-2) The Leafs are the last remaining Canadian team in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. San Jose Sharks at Las Vegas Golden Knights (VGK leads series 3-2) ===== NBA PLAYOFFS – Round 1 The @sixers (3-1), @nuggets (2-2), @Bucks (3-0) & @HoustonRockets (3-0) all pick up road wins in Saturday’s #NBAPlayoffs action! pic.twitter.com/YP7kp11u73 — NBA (@NBA) April 21, 2019 The Toronto Raptors are back in action at 4:00 p.m. today in Orlando. Kawhi Leonard and the Raps look to better their current 2-1 series lead over the Magic. Former Raptor DeMar DeRozan was ejected from San Antonio’s game on Saturday. The guard threw the ball at a referee following a whistle. DeMar DeRozan was ejected late in Nuggets-Spurs Game 4 for tossing the ball at the official 😳 pic.twitter.com/qXo8NLhJ3Q — SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) April 21, 2019 ===== MLB The Toronto Blue Jays doubled up on their runs from the day before, defeating the Oakland Athletics 10-1 Saturday. Currently sitting in third place in the American League East, the Jays are just one game back of the New York Yankees in second place. The Jays will play the third and final game of their current series against the A’s today at 1:07 p.m. ===== LPGA Brooke Henderson moves into a tie for most victories ever on the LPGA/PGA Tour by a Canadian (8) with her win Saturday in the Lotte Championship.