Will the Kings be NHL Kings?Posted: May 31, 2012
One team finished fourth in their five-team division.
The other was the last team to earn a postseason berth in their conference.
In the next week or so, one will be crowned NHL champions.
The L.A. Kings, eighth seed out west, take on New Jersey in Game 2 of their series Saturday at 8 p.m. on NBC. The teams head west Monday on NBC Sports network.
The Kings are seeking their first Stanley Cup title. The Devils have won three previous times.
The NBA Conference finals reach games 3 and 4 this weekend. On TNT Thursday, the Thunder host San Antonio at 9 p.m. The Eastern series shifts to Boston for Game 3 Friday on ESPN. TNT gets back in the action Saturday from Oklahoma City, and Game 4 of Celtics-Heat will be Sunday at 8:30 p.m.
NASCAR concludes its Fox portion of the schedule Sunday at 12:30 p.m. at Dover. DW, go and pull those belts tight one more time – boogity, boogity, boogity, let’s go racing boys.
The Nationwide racers hit the track Saturday at 1:30 p.m. on ESPN. If you like the open-wheel kind of racing, ABC has the Indy Car race at Detroit Sunday at 3:30 p.m.
The top teams in the American League East – the Orioles and Rays – battle for the weekend on MASN2. The Nationals host the Braves on MASN.
It’s another weekend of Saturday night baseball on Fox. The Yankees visit the Tigers at 7:15 p.m., along with Twins-Indians, Reds against Astros, Diamondbacks vs. Padres and Cubs meeting the Giants. TBS offers Yankees at Tigers Sunday at 1:05 p.m., while ESPN2’s Sunday night game features the Cardinals and Mets.
The PGA tour has the Memorial Tournament this weekend, with coverage on CBS Saturday at 3 p.m. and starting 2:30 p.m. Sunday.
ESPN2’s coverage of the French Open continues Thursday and Friday at 5 a.m.
The college softball World Series starts Thursday at 1 p.m. on ESPN2 with South Florida meeting Oklahoma. The evening session begins with Tennessee-Alabama at 7 p.m. Friday, there’s a pair of games on ESPN2 starting at 7 p.m. Play in the loser’s bracket gets going Saturday at noon on ESPN2, and ESPN has a twinbill Saturday starting at 7 p.m. The finals of the two brackets will be Sunday starting at 1 p.m.
There’s a few weeks until the college baseball World Series, but the regionals will be on ESPN2 Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at noon.
NBC Sports network has the college rugby Sevens championship Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m.