The Florida Panthers earn first-ever Stanley Cup Final victory
The GIST: The championship trophy tussles are heating up, with history being made in both the NHL and NBA finals series. Nothing like the playoffs.
Stanley Cup Final: It’s raining rats after the Wild Card Florida Panthers clawed their way back into contention and cut their deficit to 2-1 with last night’s 3–2 overtime home-ice win over the Vegas Golden Knights, the Panthers’ first-ever Stanley Cup Final victory. Next, the cardiac cats will try to tie the series in tomorrow’s 8 p.m. ET Game 4.
NBA Finals: The Denver Nuggets’ Nikola Jokić and Jamal Murray made history on Wednesday, each posting 30-point triple-doubles in their 109–94 Game 3 win over the Miami Heat. The dominant duo’s “greatest performance” together has given Denver a 2-1 lead in the series, leaving Miami’s Jimmy Butler eager to tie things up on his home court, tonight at 8:30 p.m. ET.