Recapping the PWHL, NHL and NBA playoffs

May 15, 2024
About last night. The PWHL, NBA, and NHL playoffs didn't disappoint.
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Recapping the PWHL, NHL and NBA playoffs
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🏒 PWHL — No. 3 Boston sweeps No. 2 Montréal to reach the final: Down two goals heading into the third period, Boston turned up the heat and scored twice to force, you guessed it, overtime (OT). But, this time, Boston needed only one OT period as Finnish phenom Susanna Tapani put the icing on the cake to send Boston to the inaugural championship series.

🏀 NBA — NY Knicks take series lead: For the fifth time this postseason, Knicks All-Star Jalen Brunson tallied more than 40 points, the key to NY’s dominant 121–91 dub over the Indiana Pacers. With the ’Bockers one win away from the conference finals, one thing’s for sure: Friday’s Game 6 is going to be a doozy.

  • Denver Nuggets superstar Nikola Jokić (40 points, 13 assists) was virtually unstoppable in last night’s 112–97 Game 5 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves. Despite losing the first two games of the series, the defending champs can eliminate Minnesota in tomorrow’s 8:30 p.m. ET Game 6.

🥅 NHL — Boston Bruins extend series without captain Brad Marchand: No captain, no problem for the Bruins, who outlasted the Florida Panthers in last night’s 2–1 Game 5 win behind goalie Jeremy Swayman’s heroic 28-save performance. Boston lives to fight another day and will look to force a Game 7 on Friday.

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