4.24.2011

Les nouvelles

  • Gossip: (This is unconfirmed) Real Madrid's and Brazil's star, Kaka, and his wife Caroline have welcomed the birth of their second child, a girl Isabella, on Saturday.
  • Team Canada has announced Rick Nash is to be 'Captain Canada' for the IIHF World Championship. Hockey Canada
  • The New York Rangers have reached an extension agreement with head coach, John Tortorella. The colourful coach will be behind the Rangers' bench for the next three seasons. NHL
  • CHL playoff update:
    • OHL (play will resume on Monday)
      • Eastern Conference Finals: Mississauga Majors lead the Niagara Ice Dogs 2-1 after three games in the series
      • Western Conference Finals: Owen Sound Attack lead the two-time Memorial Cup Champions, Windsor Spitfires, 2-1 in the series
    • QMJHL (play will resume on Tuesday)
      • St. John Sea Dogs lead the Lewiston MAINEiacs 2-0 in the series
      • Quebec Remparts and the Gatineau Olympiques are tied 1-1 in the series
    • WHL
      • Eastern Conference Finals: Kootenay Ice lead the Medicine Hat Tigers 2-0 in the series
      • Western Conference Finals: Spokane Chiefs lose Game 2 to the Portland Winterhawks by a score of 2-1, and that was how the Winterhawks made the series 1-1
  • AHL playoff update:
    • East 
      • Needing OT to settle this, the Charlotte Checkers defeated the Hershey Bears 2-1 to win the series 4-2. The Checkers will play the Baby Penguins in Round 2
      • Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins awaited the winner of the Charlotte-Hershey series in Round 2 after their 4-2 series win over Norfolk Admirals, and they have been granted the prize of playing the Charlotte Checkers in Round 2
      • After their 4-2 win over the Connecticut Whalers, the Portland Pirates are set to play the Binghamton Senators in Round 2. The Senators created an upset of a win with a 4-3 series win over the Manchester Monarchs.
    • West
      • Hamilton Bulldogs defeated the Oklahoma City Barons by a score of 4-1 to win the series 4-2
      • Manitoba Moose stole a 3-1 win over the Lake Erie Monters to tie the series 3-3
      • Milwaukee Admirals lead the Texas Stars 3-2 in the series
      • After sweeping the Peoria Rivermen, the Houston Aeros await Round 1's finish to continue Round 2
  • NHL playoff update:
    • East
      • Philadelphia Flyers took Game 6 to OT and won it 5-4 against the Buffalo Sabres and have tied the series 3-3
      • On the brink of elimination, the Tampa Bay Lightning rallied a win against the Pittsburgh Penguins, but still they trail the series to the Pens 3-2
      • After the first home-team win in this series, the Boston Bruins lead the Montreal Canadiens 3-2 in the series
      • Being the second team to finish their series, the Washington Capitals await the other Eastern teams in Round 2 after their 4-1 series win over the New York Rangers
    • West
      • Nashville Predators doubled the Anaheim Ducks on home ice with a score of 4-2 to win the series 4-2 onto the second round they go!
      • Vancouver Canucks were handed a brutal loss in OT from the Chicago Blackhawks, who have tied the series 3-3
      • San Jose Sharks keep the 3-2 series lead despite losing to the LA Kings the other night
      • After getting the sweep over the Phoenix Coyotes nights ago, the Detroit Red Wings await those they will face in Round 2

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