Today is Wednesday, April 24th, 2019, and these are your news and notes
There were two contests in Stanley Cup playoff action.
BOSTON 5, Toronto 1 (Boston wins series 4-3)
The Boston Bruins defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs last night by the score of 5-1 and would go on to win this series in 7 games. The Boston Bruins will now face the Columbus Blue Jackets in the second round.
Steve Gardiner has your full recap of the contest between the Bruins and the Maple Leafs here or at the following page.
SAN JOSE 5, Vegas 4 (OT) (San Jose wins series 4-3)
The San Jose Sharks defeated the Vegas Golden Knights by the score of 5-4 in overtime and they would go on to win the series. The San Jose Sharks will now face off against the Colorado Avalanche in the second round.
Today in Stanley Cup playoff action is a win or go home for either the Carolina Hurricanes or the Washington Capitals. The action kicks off at 7:30 p.m., ET.
Second round action kicks off tomorrow (Thursday night). The second round schedule is posted below with the either Carolina or Washington advancing.
The full second round schedule will be made public later tonight.
For more news, notes, information, and stats, you can check out the NHL’s Morning Skate report, which is posted below.
For TXHT’s extensive 2019 Stanley Cup playoff action, please click here.