PWHL Toronto and Boston both up 2-0, one win away from reaching the finals

May 13, 2024
Start searching for the broom because two teams are up 2-0 and on the brink of sweeping their best-of-five semis series.
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PWHL Toronto and Boston both up 2-0, one win away from reaching the finals
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The GIST: Start searching for the broom because two teams are up 2-0 and on the brink of sweeping their best-of-five semis series. Read up on the icy happenings, then scroll to Fun & Games to share your prediction on how the next 48 hours will shake out.

Kristen Campbell and No. 1 seed Toronto blank No. 4 Minnesota…again: Brickwall Goaltender Campbell made 21 saves and the Toronto defense stymied any Minny attack in Friday’s 2–0 Game 2 victory. As for the offense, Toronto defender Renata Fast continued her impressive series, notching her third assist in two games.

  • The only saving grace for struggling Minnesota (who’ve now lost seven straight) is that tonight’s must-win 8 p.m. ET Game 3 is back on their home ice. We’ll see if it really is where the heart is.

No. 3 Boston wins another overtime (OT) thriller against No. 2 Montréal: Not one, not two, but three OT periods (aka nearly an entire additional hockey game) later, Boston came out on top 2–1 on Saturday behind forward Taylor Wenczkowski’s game winner. Defense also played a major difference in this one as Boston ’tendy Aerin Frankel made stunning saves down the stretch.

  • This heart-pumping series now shifts to Boston for Game 3 tomorrow at 7 p.m. ET. Can the home team close it out in the Hub? Can Montréal rally on the road? Will we get another OT battle? Anything could happen.

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