I have new favorite phrase: "puck luck."
Jeremy Roenick (*swoon*) used it several times in the NBC studios while describing the action in last night's game 6 between the Wild and the Blackhawks. The Wild weren't having any. And so in a game where the 'Hawks were second-best for large stretches, they stole an overtime, series-clinching victory, thanks once again to a bit of Patrick Kane Hazardian magic. The Blackhawks are now in the Western Conference finals for the fourth time in six years. That's about as much of a dynasty as you can get these days.
I love playoff hockey.
Per @EliasSports: Patrick Kane (4) is now tied for 4th all-time in playoff OT goals behind only Sakic (8), M. Richard (6), G. Anderson (5).— NHL Public Relations (@PR_NHL) May 14, 2014
In other news...
PREVIEW: Chelsea U21s go for the title tonight | Chelsea FC
This is the last Chelsea anything for season 2013/14 and, just like in the FA Youth Cup final, we have an excellent chance of walking away with the title here. Join us here for all the action if you can't make it in person.
Marko Marin has a chance at silverware, too | UEFA
Can Benfica end their 52-year curse?
Up next in the MiB World Cup previews: England | Grantland
Highest concentration of Nigels per square mile anywhere in the world!
FOOTBALL (all times BST):
19.30: U21 Premier League, final: Manchester United U21 vs. Chelsea U21 (hey, that's us!)
19.45: Europa League, final: Sevilla vs. Benfica
03:30 (next day): US Open Cup, second round: Ventura County Fusion vs. Sacramento Republic FC