Blackhawks prospect Josiah Slavin and the Chicago Steel visit the Muksegon Lumberjacks and Mikael Hakkarainen on Saturday for the opening game of the Eastern Conference Final in the USHL’s Clark Cup playoffs.
#Blackhawks prospect Nicolas Beaudin had a secondary assist for Drummondville as they kept their season alive with a 6-2 win over Halifax in Game 5 of a #QMJHL semifinal series.— Cain (@brandonmcain) April 27, 2019
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Game 6 is Sunday in Halifax
#Blackhawks prospect MacKenzie Entwistle had four shots in Guelph’s 4-0 win against Saginaw in Game 5 of the #OHL Western Conference Final.— Cain (@brandonmcain) April 27, 2019
Guelph trails 3-2 in the series with Game 6 on Sunday at home.
Elsewhere in Chicago sports, Tim Anderson hit a walk-off home run to lift the White Sox to a 12-11 home win over the Tigers. The Cubs fell 8-3 to the Diamondbacks in Arizona. The Cubs and White Sox both play Saturday.
The Red Stars host Seattle Reign FC on Saturday night at SeatGeek Stadium in Bridgeview.
Hakkarainen, Slavin to meet in USHL’s Eastern Conference Final (SCH)
Blackhawks interested in Russian winger Ilya Mikheyev, per report (SCH)
Game 1: Burns, Sharks top Avs (Mile High Hockey)
How a year in Florida helped Roope Hintz turn into an NHL speedster (The Athletic)
Tim Leiweke on why the Seattle NHL team could be ‘the greatest story’ (The Athletic)
Game 1: Staal, Mrazek lead Hurricanes to shoutout win over Islanders in OT (Canes Country)
Berube, Cooper, Trotz are Jack Adams Award finalists (PHT)
Providence’s Nate Leaman is next coach connected to Sabres (Die By The Blade)
Krejci can’t go, do the Bruins have the depth to overcome his absence? (The Athletic)
Werenski owns the gaffe that led to Boston’s OT game-winner (The Athletic)
QMJHL: Drummondville beats Halifax to stay alive (Sportsnet)