The Battle of Alberta resumes tonight as the Calgary Flames are hosting the Edmonton Oilers for Game 2 of their second-round tilt at the Scotiabank Saddledome. Game 1 was a wild affair with the two teams combining for 15 goals as the Flames won 9-6.
In the other game in the Stanley Cup Playoffs tonight, the Carolina Hurricanes will be looking to remain unbeaten at home during the post-season as they welcome the New York Rangers for Game 2 of their series. The Canes took Game 1 in overtime 2-1.
Last night, David Perron scored twice, Jordan Binnington made 30 saves and the St. Louis Blues beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-1 to tie their second-round series at a game apiece. Jordan Kyrou added a goal and Brandon Saad sealed it with an empty-netter for the Blues as they handed the Avs their first loss in the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs.
Ross Colton scored with just 3.8 seconds left in regulation, giving the Lightning a 2-1 victory and a 2-0 lead in their second-round series with the Panthers. The series will shift to Amalie Arena in Tampa for Game 3 on Sunday.
History was made in the Canadian Hockey League yesterday. 15-year-old defenceman Chloe Primerano became the first female skater to ever be taken in a CHL Prospects Draft when the Vancouver Giants took her in the 13th round in the 2022 WHL Prospects Draft.
The Toronto Blue Jays will open a three-game series with the Cincinnati Reds this evening as Hyun-Jin Ryu will get the start against Luis Castillo. Canadian star Joey Votto is expected to be in the lineup for the Reds as he makes his return after being sidelined for more than two weeks with COVID-19.