SCHEDULE FOR WEDNESDAY, MAY 2
Anavet Cup, Man-Sask Junior A Hockey Playoffs:
Steinbach, Manitoba, Pistons at Nipawin Hawks—7:30 p.m.
(Steinbach leads the best-of-seven series 2-1. Winner advances to the Royal Bank Cup, National Junior A Championship tournament.)
National Hockey League’s Stanley Cup Playoffs—2 games:
Tampa Bay Lightning at Boston Bruins—5 p.m.
(Best-of-seven Eastern Conference semi-final tied 1-1)
Vegas Golden Knights at San Jose Sharks—8 p.m.
(Vegas leads the best-of-seven Western Conference semi-final 2-1)
The other two second round series resume tomorrow…
Washington Capitals at Pittsburgh Penguins—5 p.m.
(Washington leads the best-of-seven Eastern Conference semi-final 2-1)
Nashville Predators at Winnipeg Jets—7:30 p.m.
(Winnipeg leads the best-of-seven Western Conference semi-final 2-1)
The Western Hockey League Playoffs are idle until Friday when the Ed Chynoweth Cup championship series starts:
Everett Silvertips at Swift Current Broncos—7 p.m.
(Opening game of best-of-seven league final)
Major League Baseball:
American League—4 day games, 3 night, including
Toronto Blue Jays at Minnesota Twins—11:10 a.m.
Inter-League—1 day game
Chicago White Sox at St. Louis Cardinals—11:15 a.m.
National League—2 day games, 5 night
National Basketball Association Playoffs:
Utah Jazz at Houston Rockets—6 p.m.
(Houston leads the best-of-seven Western Conference semi-final 1-0. Tomorrow, the Toronto Raptors host the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 2 of their series at 4 p.m. Cleveland leads the best-of-seven Eastern Conference semi-final 1-0)
The National Lacrosse League playoffs start this week with the following division semi-final match-ups…
Calgary Roughnecks at Colorado Mammoth—Saturday, 7 p.m.
(Winner advances to the West Division final against the Saskatchewan Rush on Thursday, May 10th at SaskTel Centre. Game time is 7:30 p.m. The Rush Hour pre-game show on 98-COOL-FM starts at 6:30 p.m. with the play-by-play at 7:30 p.m. The Rush finished the regular season with 14 wins, 4 losses…good for 1st place in the West Division.)
New England Black Wolves at Rochester Knighthawks—Friday, 5:30 p.m.
(Winner advances to the East Division final against the Georgia Swarm…date and time to be determined.)