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The Bucks might stop here if they can’t get a win against the Harden-less Nets tonight.

Making Headlines

NHL: Brock Nelson scored two goals in the Islanders’ 6-2 victory over the Bruins in Game 6. New York advanced to the semifinals, where it will face the defending champion Lightning. Also: The Oilers’ Connor McDavid, the Avalanche’s Nathan MacKinnon, and the Maple Leafs’ Auston Matthews were named finalists for the Hart Trophy, awarded to the league’s MVP.

French Open: Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova reached her first Grand Slam final by defeating Tamara Zidansek in the women’s semifinals.

NFL: The Bears signed 11th-overall pick Justin Fields to a fully guaranteed, four-year, $18,871,952 contract, according to The NFL Network.

Tonight's Action

Avalanche at Golden Knights

Watch: 9 p.m. ET, NBCSN

Odds: Golden Knights -137, Avalanche +118 || O/U 5.5 

Pick: Vegas can secure the last semifinal spot with a win in Game 6. Sports Section likes the Knights to do just that. Take them on the moneyline and the under in a tight contest.

Who ya got? Reply to this newsletter with your prediction of the Golden Knights-Avalanche winner, the final score, and the game’s first goal-scorer. Nail it, and you get a mention in the next edition of Sports Section. Don’t forget to include your Twitter handle. 

Shoutout to subscriber David Nagelberg (@SportsGuruDave), who correctly predicted the Cardinals would defeat the Indians and was closest to the final score (8-2). Good job, David!

Keep the picks coming, everyone!

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