The postseason is the best time of year.
For sports fans, players, and coaches, there is nothing better than a series going into Game 7.
The NBAAnd Stanley CupThis weekend's playoffs will bring a record number of games with seven winner-takes-all matches on the agenda.
Five was the previous record. This was achieved with five NBA Game 7s.
The NHL is joining the action this time with five games while the NBA has two.
Many people who watch the Dallas teams at home may want multiple TVs. Based on research by Elias Sports Bureau, it will mark the first time that two teams, the Stars and Mavericks, play in Game 7s simultaneously.
Here's a look into the matchups for this weekend:
Saturday, May 14,
Bruins, Game 6, 5-2
The Bruins pushed their series against the Hurricanes to Game 7 thanks to a third period that saw three goals. They want to make history Saturday. A win would bring them an NHL-record 16 Games 7 wins. This would break a tie with the Hurricanes. Montreal Canadiens.
Game 6 result: 4-3, Lightning
Brayden PointTampa Bay's hero in Game 6 was their goal scorer, scoring a goal in overtime that gave them a 4-3 victory. Experience is on the side of the Lighting entering Saturday's Game 7 game. For the most active players with Game 7 experience (18), they are tied with Oilers and Stars.
Oilers win game 6 with a score of 4-2.
Thanks to two goals by, the Oilers survived Thursday's elimination Evander Kane. Game 7 could be decided by who scores first. The team with the most goals has won six of the six series games.
Sunday, May 15
Game 6 result: 108-95, Celtics
Jayson Tatum's 46-point performance led the Celtics to force the series back home, despite a disappointing 44-point, 20 rebound performance by Boston. Giannis AntetokounmpoIn Game 6.
Game 6 result: 5-3, Rangers
A injury that is caused Sidney CrosbyHe missed his first playoff game for five years and it proved too much for the Penguins. The history is in Pittsburgh's favor, as the team enters the matchup sporting a 6-0 all-time record for Game 7s played on the road.
Mavericks win Game 6.
Mavs star Luka DoncicHe won his first elimination game win to extend the series. But, the trend is in Phoenix' favor, with the home team winning every contest.
Game 6 results: 4-2, Stars
Miro Heiskanen's series' first goal was Game 6, which was Game 6's go ahead goal. The series returned to Canada for its finale.
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