The Wallaceburg Red Devils will be facing Spartan in the first round of the playoffs. Wallaceburg has a home game scheduled for this Saturday at Memorial Arena… Game time is at 7 p.m. The organization is hoping fans can create the Code Red atmosphere by wearing red clothing to the game. The rest of the schedule has yet to be annonced. Wallaceburg lost to the St. Catharines squad in the first game of the regular season 12-11. Both teams finished with identical 13-7 records.
The NHL Awards were dolled out last night in Las Vegas
Pittsburgh Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin was the big winner taking home the Hart Trophy as league MVP, the Ted Lindsay Award and Art Ross Trophy.
Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist won the Vezina Trophy as top goaltender
Veteran St. Louis Blues coach Ken Hitchcock also won his first Jack Adams Award after previously being a finalist in 1997, 1998 and 1999.
It was a big night for Swedish-born players: Ottawa Senators defenceman Erik Karlsson won the Norris Trophy for top defender while Colorado Avalanche forward Gabriel Landeskog took home the Calder Trophy for top rookie.
Other winners included Boston Bruins forward Patrice Bergeron (Selke Trophy), Florida Panthers defenceman Brian Campbell (Lady Byng Trophy), Montreal Canadiens forward Max Pacioretty (Masterton Trophy) and Doug Armstrong of the St. Louis Blue (GM of the year).
Portugal at Czech Republic
St. Louis 3 at 1 Detroit
Toronto 3 at 8 Milwaukee -Edwin Encarnacion cracked his 20th dinger in the loss…
Atlanta 10 at 5 NY Yankees
Kansas City 2 at 1 Houston
Seattle 10 at 14 Arizona
Texas 4 at 2 San Diego
Minnesota 2 at 1 Pittsburgh
Cincinnati 1 at 8 Cleveland
Tampa Bay 2 at 3 Washington
Colorado 6 at 7 Philadelphia
Miami 5 at 15 Boston
Baltimore 3 at 4 NY Mets
Chicago Cubs 0 at 7 Chicago WSox
San Francisco 0 at 6 LA Angels
LA Dodgers 1 at 4 Oakland
The Hamilton Tiger Cats beat Winnipeg 26-25… Chatham’s Andy Fantuz didn;thave a catch in the game….
The Mimai Heat could wrap-up the championship tonight in South Beach! They lead the Oklahoma City Thunder 3 games to 1… Tip off is set for 9 p.m.
Other NBA news…
The New Orleans Hornets traded forward Trevor Ariza and centre Emeka Okafor to the Washington Wizards on Wednesday for forward Rashard Lewis and a second-round draft pick.