What to look forward to in the PWHL, NBA, and NHL playoffs

May 15, 2024
The Celtics (up 3-1) are this close to a repeat trip to the Eastern Conference Finals, and can clinch their spot with a Game 5 dub over the Cleveland Cavaliers tonight at 7 p.m. ET.
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What to look forward to in the PWHL, NBA, and NHL playoffs
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🏒 PWHL — Minnesota stays alive with Game 3 shutout: Minnesota goaltender Maddie Rooney’s 18 stops literally saved their season with Monday’s 2–0 Game 3 victory over top-seeded Toronto.

  • And with Toronto’s leading scorer Natalie Spooner potentially out of the lineup for tonight’s 8 p.m. ET Game 4, the door is wide open for Minny to even the series at home and force a winner-take-all Game 5 in Toronto on Friday. *deep breaths*

🏀 NBA — No. 1 Boston Celtics can advance with one more win: The Celtics (up 3-1) are this close to a repeat trip to the Eastern Conference Finals and can clinch their spot with a Game 5 dub over the Cleveland Cavaliers tonight at 7 p.m. ET.

🥅 NHL — Dallas Stars and NY Rangers can clinch conference finals berth: After losing Game 1, the Stars have asserted their dominance to take a 3-1 lead over their Central Division foes, the embattled Colorado Avalanche. The Big D can secure their return to the Western Conference Finals in front of their home crowd tonight at 8 p.m. ET. Giddy up.

  • Over in the Metropolitan Division, the forecast is looking stormy as the NY Rangers (up 3-2) have yet to put away the Carolina Hurricanes, who scored four goals in Monday’s third period to push the series to a Game 6. Let’s see if the third time’s the charm for the regular season's best squad, tomorrow at 7 p.m. ET.

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