Ottawa's magical playoff run ended Thursday night with a knuckle-ball shot in double OT of Game 7 of the East final in Pittsburgh, but there's plenty to celebrate about the Senators' improbable march to within one goal of the Stanley Cup final.
Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin and Chris Kunitz stood shoulder to shoulder at centre ice as midnight approached, crowd on its feet, Prince of Wales Trophy in hand. Another shot at the Stanley Cup in the offing.
Here they go again. For the third straight year, it's Cleveland and Golden State in the NBA Finals. The 2016 champions versus the 2015 champions . The first "threematch" — rematch of a rematch — in league history.
After a public battle with the league over its mental-health policies, Royce White attempted just one shot as an NBA player — and missed. Now, he's found a home in Canada with the NBLC's London Lightning, where he's found his groove.
LeBron James scored 35 points and passed Michael Jordan to become the NBA's all-time playoff scoring leader as the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Boston Celtics 135-102 in Game 5 to advance to the NBA Finals where they will meet the Golden State Warriors.