Hernandez was found dead in his prison cell at the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center in Shirley, Massachusetts, April 19.
The Nashville Predators eliminated the Anaheim Ducks in Game 6 of the Western Conference Final on Monday night, and Ryan Kesler was one of the worst players on the ice. Speculation on NBCSN after the game was that he was exhausted, due to the Ducks’ compressed schedule in the playoffs and having to chase around Connor McDavid in the previous round.
ONE Championship CEO International Victor Cui has revealed why the Asian MMA promotion is not interested in UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor. The Irishman is arguably the biggest combat star in the world today but many eyebrows were raised when ONE chairman and CEO Chatri Sityodtong said the Singapore-based promotion would never put an offer in front of McGregor. "The only sort of model that I could reference of what combat sports could be was what we had [UFC] here in North America," Cui told MMAFighting.
The quality of the hockey in these playoffs has been good. In terms of teams that were dominant on a level commensurate with some of the best Stanley Cup winners in recent memory, only two seemed to really be in the conversation. It seemed that Pittsburgh and Washington had the best top-to-bottom lineups and talent at every position to really have been competitive with, say, the 2012 Kings or 2011 Bruins.