In the NHL playoffs, Montreal tripled up Tampa Bay 6-2, the Lightning lead the series 3-1 and it was Chicago over Minnesota 4-3 to advance to the Western Conference finals with a 4-0 series sweep.
The New York Rangers are on the brink of elimination from the Stanley Cup playoffs. The Washington Capitals lead the series 3-1 and can eliminate the Rangers in Game 5 tonight in New York. The Rangers have vowed to feed off the home crowd to stave off elimination.
In the NCAA Lacrosse tournament, the UAlbany men’s team will face off against No. 8 Cornell tomorrow at 9 p.m. in Ithaca. Today at 2 p.m. the UAlbany women’s team will go head to head with Penn for the spot against No. 4 Syracuse.
In baseball, in the American League, the Yankees edged Baltimore 4-3 while Alex Rodriguez passed Willie Mays for fourth on the career home run list, connecting for Number 661. Detroit beat the White Sox 4-1, Kansas City topped Cleveland 7-4, Minnesota won against Oakland 6-5, Texas defeated Tampa Bay 5-4, and it was Houston over the Angels 3-2. Boston starts a series tonight at 7 p.m. against Toronto.