Stanley Cup Playoffs:
–The Dallas Stars avoided a Western Conference Series sweep by the Vegas Golden Knights with a 3-2 victory in overtime last night. Vegas still leads the series 3-1. Game 5 is back in Vegas Saturday night.
The United States men’s hockey team defeated the Czech Republic 3-0 in the World Hockey Championships Thursday morning in Finland. The Americans have won eight games in a row in the tournament. Penguins goaltender Casey DeSmith made 15 saves for the shutout. The U.S. will meet Germany in the Semifinal round Saturday morning.
–The Boston Celtics defeated the Miami Heat 110-97. The Celtics are attempting to become the first team in NBA history to come back from a 3-0 series deficit. Game 6 is in Miami Saturday night.