Record number of Game 7s to be played between NBA, NHL this weekend

Record number of Game 7s to be played between NBA, NHL this weekend

With both the NBA and NHL playoffs advancing into mid-May, the stakes are being raised considerably in both basketball and hockey alike. And this weekend, the championship ambitions of teams in both leagues are on the line in a way they never have been before. This weekend, a total of seven Game 7s are being contested between the NBA playoffs and the NHL's Stanley Cup playoffs, setting a new record for combined Game 7s in a single weekend. The NHL dominates that total, as five Game 7s -- the Boston Bruins vs. Carolina Hurricanes, Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Toronto Maple Leafs, Edmonton Oilers vs. Los Angeles Kings, New York Rangers vs. Pittsburgh Penguins, and Dallas Stars vs. Calgary Flames -- will be contested between Saturday and Sunday. Sunday will also …
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