As of 11:35 a.m. (et)
Eastern Conference semifinal action resumes tonight in the NHL playoffs.
Tampa Bay is back home after taking the first two games of their series
against the Montreal Canadiens, who lost all five meetings to the Lightning in
the regular season. The Washington Capitals hold a 2-1 series lead against the
New York Rangers and have the opportunity to take a stranglehold with another
In the NBA playoffs, the Cleveland Cavaliers will look to avoid losing the
first two games at home in their Eastern Conference semifinal series with
the Chicago Bulls. The Los Angeles Clippers could be without Chris Paul again
in Game 2 of their Western Conference semifinal series against the Rockets.
The star point guard sat out the series opener in Houston because of a
strained left hamstring, but the Clippers scored 34 points off 24
turnovers in a 117-101 win.
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