SCHEDULE FOR FRIDAY, APRIL 13
National Lacrosse League–Week 19 of the starts with 2 games:
Saskatchewan Rush at Vancouver Stealth
(The Rush Hour pre-game show on 98-COOL-FM starts at 7:30 p.m. with the play-by-play at 8:30 p.m. The Rush have 12 wins, 3 losses…good for 1st place in the West Division. Vancouver has 2 wins, 13 losses…good for 4th place in the West. The next home game for the Rush is tomorrow when Saskatchewan welcomes the Georgia Swarm. Game time is 7:30 p.m. at SaskTel Centre.)
The Allan Cup, Canadian Senior Triple-A Men’s Hockey Championship Tournament continues today and runs through tomorrow in Rosetown. On today’s schedule…
Semi-final 1 – 4 p.m. – Stoney Creek, Ontario, Generals vs South East, Manitoba, Prairie Thunder
Semi-final 2 – 8 p.m. – Elsipogtog, New Brunswick, Hawks vs Lacombe, Alberta, Generals
(Winners meet in tomorrow’s final)
Western Hockey League Playoffs:
Swift Current Broncos at Moose Jaw Warriors—7 p.m.
(Best-of-seven Eastern Conference semi-final tied 2-2)
Brandon Wheat Kings at Lethbridge Hurricanes—7 p.m.
(Lethbridge leads the best-of-seven Eastern Conference semi-final 3-1)
Portland Winterhawks at Everett Silvertips—8:35 p.m.
(Everett leads the best-of-seven Western Conference semi-final 3-1)
The Tri-City Americans have advanced to the Western Conference final.
National Hockey League’s Stanley Cup Playoffs—3 games:
Minnesota Wild at Winnipeg Jets—5:30 p.m.
(Winnipeg leads the best-of-seven Western Conference quarter-final 1-0)
Philadelphia Flyers at Pittsburgh Penguins—5 p.m.
(Pittsburgh leads best-of-seven Eastern Conference quarter-final 1-0)
Los Angeles Kings at Vegas Golden Knights—8 p.m.
(Vegas leads the best-of-seven Western Conference quarter-final 1-0)
Four of the remaining five series resume tomorrow…
Colorado Avalanche at Nashville Predators—1 p.m.
(Nashville leads the best-of-seven Western Conference quarter-final 1-0)
New Jersey Devils at Tampa Bay Lightning—1 p.m.
(Tampa Bay leads the best-of-seven Eastern Conference quarter-final 1-0)
Toronto Maple Leafs at Boston Bruins—6 p.m.
(Boston leads the best-of-seven Eastern Conference quarter-final 1-0)
San Jose Sharks at Anaheim Ducks—8:30 p.m.
(San Jose leads the best-of-seven Western Conference quarter-final 1-0)
The final set continues on Sunday
Columbus Blue Jackets at Washington Capitals—5:30 p.m.
(Columbus leads the best-of-seven Eastern Conference quarter-final 1-0)
The 2018 Under-18 Canadian Curling Championships continue today and run through Saturday in St. Andrews, New Brunswick. There are 14 girls teams, split into two pools of seven teams each for round-robin play, plus playoffs. Saskatchewan is represented by the Moose Jaw foursome skipped by Skylar Ackerman. Saskatchewan finished the round robin with 4 wins, 2 losses…good for 3rd place in Pool A. On their playoff schedule…
9:30 a.m. – Saskatchewan vs Northern Ontario
In addition, there are 12 boys teams, split into two pools of six teams each for round-robin play, plus playoffs. Saskatchewan is represented by the Wadena quartet skipped by Jayden Bindig. Saskatchewan finished the round-robin with 2 wins, 3 losses…good for 5th place in Pool A. They didn’t qualify for the playoffs.
Major League Baseball:
American League—7 night games, including
Toronto Blue Jays at Cleveland Indians—5:10 p.m.
Inter-League—1 night game
Philadelphia Phillies at Tampa Bay Rays—5:10 p.m.
National League—1 day game, 6 night
The National Basketball Association regular season is done. The playoffs begin tomorrow. The Toronto Raptors will play the Washington Wizards in the first round, beginning tomorrow in Toronto.