Hoping to tie the series, the Pittsburgh Penguins host the New York Rangers at Consol Energy Center in their Eastern Conference playoff clash in the NHL. The match is on April 22, 2015 at 7 p.m. ET.
With the teams splitting the first two games in New York, the momentum was with Pittsburgh early on, but the veteran Rangers squad took back home advantage with a win in the third game.
Now another win away from home will give the Rangers a 3-1 series lead with a chance to finish the job at Madison Square Garden to move on to the next round. more >>
Trying to complete a clean sweep over the Ottawa Senators, the Montreal Canadiens visit the Canadian Tire Centre in the first round of the Eastern Conference NHL Stanley Cup playoffs. The match is on April 22, 2015 at 7 p.m. ET.
Montreal have completely dominated the results and are now up 3-0 in the series. However, Ottawa have not been totally outclassed within the game as two of the three have needed overtime to get a decision.
In the first game, Montreal fought back after being down in the first period to score four goals in the second frame to eventually beat the Senators 4-3. Brian Flynn was undoubtedly the best player for the Canadiens during the contest as he scored a goal and assisted in two others in the victory. Montreal took six more shots on goal which proved to be vital in the close game. more >>
With a chance to go 3-1 in their series against one of the top teams in the West, the Minnesota Wild host the St. Louis Blues at Xcel Energy Center in Game 4 of their Stanley Cup playoff series. The match is on April 22, 2015 at 9:30 p.m. ET.
Minnesota surprised a lot of people with their Game 1 win over the Blues. In a match where people expected the Blues to dominate, Minnesota came out firing with an early goal from Jason Zucker. The Wild doubled their lead in the second period thanks to a slap shot by Matt Dumba in a power play. St. Louis tried to mount a comeback with Jaden Schwartz scoring early in the third period. However, for every goal that the Blues made, Minnesota had an answer and the match finished 4-2 to give the Wild a 1-0 series lead.
The Blues responded big in the second game as Vladimir Tarasenko scored two goals in a span of five minutes in the first period to but the Blues up 2-0 in the game. Minnesota would fire one back in the third period but St. Louis kept their composure and the night was capped off with a Tarasenko hat trick to level the series 1-1. more >>
San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker suffered injuries in his left ankle and thigh in the first quarter of Sunday's 107-92 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers. However, these issues won't hold him from playing this Wednesday's Game 2 for the Western Conference playoffs.
"He tweaked his ankle. He retaped it, and he's fine," Spurs coach Gregg Popovich told ESPN. "He'll be ready to play on Wednesday, but he did tweak it."
As detailed by the report, the 32-year-old six-time NBA All-Star player suffered the said injury defending Clippers' power forward, Blake Griffin. more >>
National Football League quarterback Tim Tebow is getting a unique welcome from a business in the city of brotherly love.
In reaction to Tebow signing a contract with the Philadelphia Eagles, the Philly Pretzel Factory has introduced a "Tebowing Pretzel" in honor of the devout Christian player.
Adam Terranova, marketing manager at Philly Pretzel Factory, told The Christian Post that the decision to make the Tebowing Pretzel came as an idea to welcome the former Denver Broncos quarterback. more >>
After their gloves touch, the bell rings and the dust settles on May 2, the world may be able to end the debate surrounding Manny Pacquiao or Floyd Mayweather Jr. being the best boxer of their era. Yet, Pacquiao is fighting for so much more than bragging rights or the largest payout any pugilist has ever seen.
The 36-year-old Filipino politician is fighting the good fight of faith, that is outlined in 1 Timothy 6:12. When all is said and done and the bout between he and Mayweather reaches its last round, Pacquiao told The Christian Post he hopes people recognize that he did his best even if his back was against the ropes.
"I want to please the Lord, my family, and my fans with this fight," Pacquiao told The Christian Post. "I want them to know I fought for God and my country, to bring them honor and glory." more >>