Sunday, May 20, 2018

Knights land Jets.

The story of the season has reached the Stanley Cup final as the Golden Knights beat the Jets 2-1 in game 5 and the series 4-1.  Wow.  They await the winner of the Caps vs Bolts series.

Gold goes to. ....

Sweden as they beat Switzerland 3-2 in the shootout.  This was a pretty good game.  Sweden are back to back champions - last uear beating Canada in the shootout.  11th championship for Sweden while its a third silver ever for Switzerland.  Congrats to Sweden.  Next year it will be in Slovakia.  So that is it for this year.

Bronze medal game.

The U.S. takes the bronze after beating Canada 2-1.  Pretty decent game.  Canada pulled their goalie and gave up a couple of goals. Only the gold medal game left.

Saturday, May 19, 2018

148th preakness

Justify wins the scond jewel of the triple crown on a muddy track in Pimlico.  Mike E. Smith is winning jockey and Bob Baffert is winning trainer.  The Belmont Stakes are in three weeks.

Semi final Saturday

Switzerland will be playing Sweden for gold tomorrow.  Sweden beat the U.S. 6-0 while Switzerland just beat Canada 3-2.  Last time Switzerland and Sweden met for gold was 2013 (i think).  Canada will play the U.S. for bronze.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Quarterfinal Thursday

Four pretty good ones.  Canada beat Russia 5-4 in ot and will face Switzerland in one semi final. Switzerland beat Finland 3-2.  Sweden will play the U.S. in the other semi final. Sweden beat Latvia 3-2 while the U.S beat the Czechs 3-2.   Semi finals are on Saturday.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Final day of round robin

Final day had Switzerland beat France 5-1, Slovakia beat Belarus 7-4, Sweden beat Russia 3-1, Finland beat the U.S. 6-2, Canada beat Germany 3-0,  and Latvia beat Denmark 1-0. Quartefinal match ups has Sweden vs Latvia, U.S.  vs Czech Republic, Russia vs Canada and Finland vs Switzerland.   Games are on Thursday.  Here are the Final standings.

Monday, May 14, 2018

Day 11 finished

Canada barely beat Latvia 2-1.  This one went into ot.  Earlier Norway beat South Korea 3-0.  South Korea will be relegated.  Group b has the U.S. leads with 16 pts followed by Finland with 13, then Canada with 12 and Denmark with 11.  Group a had Russia beat Slovakia 3-0 and the Czech Republic hung on to beat Austria 4-3. Austria will finish 7th and Belarus relegated.  Sweden leads with 17 pts followed by Russia with 16, then Czech Republic with 15, then Switzerland with 9. Slovakia is a point behind Switzerland in 5th.  Tomorrow's final round robin games has: Switzerland vs France, Belarus vs Slovakia,  Russia vs Sweden,  Finland vs U.S., Canada vs Germany and Latvia vs Denmark.   This will decide the quarter finals.

Sunday, May 13, 2018

Day 10 finished

In group a, Czech Republic beat France 6-0 and Sweden just beat Switzerland 5-3. Sweden leads the group with 17 pts, followed by Russia with 12, then Czech Republic with 12, and Switzerland with 9.  In group b, the U. S. beat Norway 9-3 and Germany beat Finland 3-2 in ot.   The U.S. leads the group with 16 pts, followed by Finland with 13, then Denmark with 11, then Canada with 10. Tomorrows games has Russia vs Slovakia, Czech Republic vs Austria, South Korea vs Norway and Canada vs Latvia.

Saturday, May 12, 2018

Day 9 in the books

Canada got their butts kicked by Finland losing 5-1.  Wow.  Earlier Latvia beat Germany 3-1 and Denmark beat South Korea 3-1.  The U.S.  leads with 13 points, then Finland with 12,  Denmark with 11 and Canada with 10.  In group a, Sweden beat Slovakia in OT 4-3, Austria beat Belarus 4-0,  and Russia beat Switzerland 4-3.  Sweden leads the group with 14 points followed by Russia with 13,  Switzerland and Czech Republic have 9 points each.  Tomorrow has France vs Czech Republic,  Switzerland vs Sweden,  Norway vs the U.S. and Germany vs Finland.