So how about those Leafs, eh?

Your recap is here:

Recap: Maple Leafs score first and last, and win in OT
The Maple Leafs won another game on the road to cut the Bruins series lead to 3-2. Can they win twice more?

A little detail on who played late in all sorts of colours:

But this was the play of the game, the second one:

In other NHL news:

Carolina and Colorado both had chances to win their series, and OT didn't go that late, so I have no idea if the Avs did. The Hurricanes won and will face the Rangers in the second round.

Vancouver played the Predators late with their backup backup goalie again. They could also have won their series, who can say? Only those on the west coast.

If you need a long precis of the Coyotes to Utah saga, this has you covered:

Inside the tumultuous tenure of the Coyotes in Arizona and their stunning move to Utah
The franchise’s relocation was somehow both lightning fast and painfully slow. Here’s how it all fell apart in Arizona, and what lies ahead.

There is not a lot of new news. Just some stuff about Shane Doan being frozen out of a promotion. But if you haven't kept up with the story, this is comprehensive.

The PWHL is closer to final playoff standings:

By beating Ottawa, New York got one "Gold" draft point, and no one else can get one. The fourth place in the PWHL

I am not absolutely convinced Sarah Fillier is going first overall. Some of those University of Wisconsin women who played for USA at worlds are really, really good.

Toronto plays today, so more on where things stand in the preview for that game. It is also the Pride game! They have announced some playoff dates in the larger Coca-Cola Coliseum.

Other News

IIHF - Ready for Men’s Division I Group A in Bolzano
Six teams compete for two spots in next year’s elite division
IIHF - WWIA: Norway and Hungary return to Women’s Worlds
Two teams will play in Czechia in 2025
IIHF - Hat trick mania as U.S. burns Finns
Hagens wows with six points, Americans win Group A
NHL Playoffs: Expected Goals vs Actual Goals
Well, I had a bit of time today and in order to avoid getting tunnel vision on the Winnipeg Jets & Colorado Avalanche series, I figured that I would take a look at how our series compares to the other…

And that's your happy day started for you. Game 6 is tomorrow, time TBA last I saw.