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Darins sports shorts; Saturday May 28th

Sports by Darin, from 12:05 am May 28th.

NHL: A Friday playoff game

Colorado Avalanche 3 St Louis Blues 2

Darren Helm scored the game and series-winning goal with just 5.6 seconds on the clock in regular time.

With Colorado’s 4-2 series victory, the final of the Western Conference in the Stanley Cup Playoffs is now certain.

The Colorado Avalanche meets the Edmonton Oilers starting Tuesday (5:00 p.m.).

The Eastern Conference Finals could potentially be set tonight when the Carolina Hurricanes take on the New York Rangers. (5.00)

Carolina leads 3-2 in the series.

WHL:

Kamloops Blazer 4 Seattle Thunderbirds 3

Daylan Kuefler scored the crucial goal in overtime to give the Blazers a 3-2 lead over the Thunderbirds.

Kamloops will attempt to eliminate the Thunderbirds on Sunday in Kent, Washington. (5:05 p.m.)

The Blazers also clinched a win off the ice as Kamloops was awarded hosting rights to the 2023 Memorial Cup.

Edmonton Oil Kings 7 Winnipeg Ice Cream 1

The Oil Kings eliminated the ice in a convincing manner and will be promoted to the WHL Championship Series.

Ice Hockey World Championship:

Canada takes on the Czech Republic from 8:20 a.m. today.

Ahead of this morning’s matchup, Canada sits third in Group A, behind Switzerland in first place and Germany in second.

NBA: (One playoff game on Friday)

Miami Heat 111 Boston Celtics 103

Miami’s Jimmy Butler had an incredible 47 points, 9 rebounds, 8 assists, 4 steals and 1 block in the win.

The series will go to Game 7 in Miami on Sunday. (17:30)

MLB:

Toronto Blue Jays 4 Los Angeles Angels 3

Alejandro Kirk scored in the ninth game after a mistake by Angels right fielder Juan Lagares to give the Jays the late lead.

The same teams play tonight at 19:07.

CFL Preseason

Ottawa Redblacks 23 Toronto Argonauts 17

Edmonton Elks 30 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 20

The pre-season action continues today in the CFL.

The BC Lions travel to McMahon Stadium to take on the Calgary Stampeders (1 p.m.) and the Hamilton Tiger-Cats host the Montreal Alouettes (4 p.m.).

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