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What channel is Maple Leafs vs. Canadiens on today? Time, TV schedule for Game 7 of NHL playoff series

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The Maple Leafs and Canadiens are getting ready to square off in the second Game 7 of the 2021 Stanley Cup playoffs.

The Golden Knights were able to knock off the Wild in the first Game 7 of the postseason on Friday night. The 6-2 victory saw the higher seed emerge as the victor, and the Maple Leafs will be hoping that history repeats itself on Monday.

However, the Canadiens will be looking to play spoiler and set up a second-round date with the Jets. Montreal won the last two games in overtime to keep the series alive after being down 3-1 to the Maple Leafs.

Montreal will be looking to keep Toronto’s streak of five consecutive opening-round NHL playoff losses going. Meanwhile, the Maple Leafs will be looking to clinch a series for the first time since the 2003-04 season.

Here’s everything you need to know about the North Division’s critical Game 7, including what channel the game is on, what time it starts and much more as the first round of the 2021 Stanley Cup playoffs come to a close.

MORE: Watch Maple Leafs vs. Canadiens live with fuboTV (7-day free trial)

What channel is Maple Leafs vs. Canadiens on?

  • TV channel (U.S): CNBC
  • TV channel (Canada): CBC, Sportsnet, TVA Sports
  • Live stream: NBCSports.com | fuboTV

With Game 2 of the Bruins vs. Islanders second-round series set to be broadcast on NBCSN starting at 7:30 p.m. ET, the Maple Leafs and Canadiens game will be broadcast on CNBC in the United States. Viewers in Canada can watch Game 7 live on CBC and Sportsnet.

Additionally, fuboTV, which offers a 7-day free trial, will be carrying the Maple Leafs vs. Canadiens game.

Maple Leafs vs. Canadiens start time

  • Date: Monday, May 31
  • Time: 7 p.m. ET | 4 p.m. PT

The 7 p.m. ET puck drop will be the first of the two NHL games that are taking place on Monday, May 31. The Bruins and Islanders game starts just half an hour later at 7:30 p.m. ET.

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NHL playoffs schedule 2021

(All times Eastern)

Second round

East Division: (3) Boston Bruins vs. (4) New York Islanders

Date Matchup Time (TV channel)/Results
Sat., May 29 at Boston BOS, 5-2 (BOS leads 1-0)
Mon., May 31 at Boston 7:30 p.m. (NBCSN, SN1, TVA Sports)
Thurs., June 3 at New York 7:30 p.m. (NBCSN, CBC, TVA Sports)
Sat., June 5 at New York 7:15 p.m. (NBC, SN, CBC, TVA Sports)
*Mon., June 7 at Boston TBD
*Wed., June 9 at New York TBD
*Fri., June 11 at Boston TBD

(* If necessary)

North Division: (3) Winnipeg Jets vs. TBD

Date Matchup Time (TV channel)/Results
Wed., June 2 TBD 7:30 p.m. (NBCSN, SN, CBC, TVA Sports)
Fri., June 4 TBD 7:30 p.m. (USA, SN, CBC, TVA Sports)
Sun., June 6 TBD 6 p.m. (NBCSN, SN, TVA Sports)
Mon., June  7 TBD TBD
*Wed., June 9 TBD TBD
*Fri., June 11 TBD TBD
*Sun., June 13 TBD TBD

(* If necessary)

Central Division: (1) Carolina Hurricanes vs. (3) Tampa Bay Lightning

Date Matchup Time (TV channel)/Result
Sun., May 30 at Carolina TBL, 2-1 (TBL leads 1-0)
Tues., June 1 at Carolina 7:30 p.m. (NBCSN, SN, TVA Sports)
Thurs., June 3 at Tampa Bay 8 p.m. (USA, SN, TVA Sports)
Sat., June 5 at Tampa Bay 4 p.m. (USA, SN, TVA Sports)
*Tues., June 8 at Carolina TBD
*Thurs., June 10 at Tampa Bay TBD
*Sat., June 12 at Carolina TBD

(* If necessary)

West Division: (1) Colorado Avalanche vs. (2) Vegas Golden Knights

Date Matchup Time (TV channel)/Results
Sun., May 30 at Colorado COL, 7-1 (COL leads 7-1)
Wed., June 2 at Colorado 10 p.m. (NBCSN, SN, CBC, TVA Sports)
Fri., June 4 at Vegas 10 p.m. (NBCSN, SN, CBC, TVA Sports)
Sun., June 6 at Vegas 8:30 p.m. (NBCSN, SN, TVA Sports)
*Tues., June 8 at Colorado TBD
*Thurs., June 10 at Vegas TBD
*Sat., June 12 at Colorado TBD

(* If necessary)

First round

East Division: (1) Pittsburgh Penguins vs. (4) New York Islanders

Date Matchup Time (TV channel)/Results
Sun., May 16 at Pittsburgh NYI, 4-3 (OT) (NYI leads 1-0)
Tue., May 18 at Pittsburgh PIT, 2-1 (Series tied 1-1)
Thu., May 20 at New York PIT, 5-4 (PIT leads 2-1)
Sat., May 22 at New York NYI, 4-1 (Series tied 2-2)
Mon., May 24 at Pittsburgh NYI, 3-2 (2OT) (NYI leads 3-2)
Wed., May 26 at New York NYI, 5-3 (NYI wins series 4-2)

East Division: (2) Washington Capitals vs. (3) Boston Bruins

Date Matchup Time (TV channel)/Results
Sat., May 15 at Washington WSH, 3-2 (OT) (WSH leads 1-0)
Mon., May 17 at Washington BOS, 4-3 (OT) (Series tied 1-1)
Wed., May 19 at Boston BOS, 3-2 (2OT) (BOS leads 2-1)
Fri., May 21 at Boston BOS, 4-1 (BOS leads 3-1)
Sun., May 23 at Washington BOS, 3-1 (BOS wins series 4-1)

EAST DIVISION:  Predictions, odds, breakdowns, Stanley Cup predictions

North Division: (1) Toronto Maple Leafs vs. (4) Montreal Canadiens

Date Matchup Time (TV channel)/Results
Thu., May 20 at Toronto MTL, 2-1 (MTL leads 1-0)
Sat., May 22 at Toronto TOR, 5-1 (Series tied 1-1)
Mon., May 24 at Montreal TOR, 2-1 (TOR leads 2-1)
Tue., May 25 at Montreal TOR, 4-0 (TOR leads 3-1)
Thu., May 27 at Toronto MTL, 4-3 (OT) (TOR leads 3-2)
Sat., May 29 at Montreal MTL, 3-2 (OT) (Series tied 3-3)
Mon., May 31 at Toronto 7 p.m. (CNBC, SN, CBC, TVA Sports)

(* If necessary)

North Division: (2) Edmonton Oilers vs. (3) Winnipeg Jets

North Division: Series predictions, odds, breakdowns, Stanley Cup predictions

Central Division: (1) Carolina Hurricanes vs. (4) Nashville Predators

Date Matchup Time (TV channel)/Results
Mon., May 17 at Carolina CAR, 5-2 (CAR leads 1-0)
Wed., May 19 at Carolina CAR, 3-0 (CAR leads 2-0)
Fri., May 21 at Nashville NSH, 5-4 (2OT) (CAR leads 2-1)
Sun., May 23 at Nashville NSH, 4-3 (OT) (Series tied 2-2)
Tue., May 25 at Carolina CAR, 3-2 (OT) (CAR leads 3-2)
Thu., May 27 at Nashville CAR, 4-3 (OT) (CAR 

Central Division: (2) Florida Panthers vs. (3) Tampa Bay Lightning

Date Matchup Time (TV channel)/Results
Sun., May 16 at Florida TBL, 5-4 (TBL leads 1-0)
Tue., May 18 at Florida TBL, 3-1 (TBL leads 2-0)
Thu., May 20 at Tampa Bay FLA, 6-5 (OT) (TBL leads 2-1)
Sat., May 22 at Tampa Bay TBL, 6-2 (TBL leads 3-1)
Mon., May 24 at Florida FLA, 4-1 (TBL leads 3-2)
Wed., May 26 at Tampa Bay TBL, 4-0 (TBL wins series 4-2)

CENTRAL DIVISION: Predictions, odds, breakdowns, Stanley Cup predictions

West Division: (1) Colorado Avalanche vs. (4) St. Louis Blues

Date Matchup Time (TV channel)/Results
Mon., May 17 at Colorado COL, 4-1 (COL leads 1-0)
Wed., May 19 at Colorado COL, 6-3 (COL leads 2-0)
Fri., May 21 at St. Louis COL, 5-1 (COL leads 3-0)
Sun., May 23 at St. Louis COL, 5-2 (COL wins series 4-0)

WEST DIVISION: Predictions, odds, breakdowns, Stanley Cup predictions 

West Division: (2) Vegas Golden Knights vs. (3) Minnesota Wild

Date Matchup Time (TV channel)/Results
Sun., May 16 at Vegas MIN, 1-0 (OT) (MIN leads 1-0)
Tue., May 18 at Vegas VGK, 3-1 (Series tied 1-1)
Thu., May 20 at Minnesota VGK, 5-2 (VGK leads 2-1)
Sat., May 22 at Minnesota VGK, 3-0 (VGK leads 3-1)
Mon., May 24 at Vegas MIN, 4-2 (VGK leads 3-2)
Wed., May 26 at Minnesota MIN, 3-0 (Series tied 3-3)
Fri., May 28 at Vegas VGK, 6-2 (VGK wins series 4-3)

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76ers vs. Hawks live score, updates, highlights from Game 7 of NBA playoff series

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Doc Rivers hasn’t won a Game 7 in his last three chances, but he’ll look to change his recent misfortune as the 76ers take on the Hawks Sunday night.

Philadelphia staved off elimination in a 104-99 Game 6 win over Atlanta and now will return to the Wells Fargo Center in the hopes of polishing off Trae Young’s Hawks. Seth Curry and Tyrese Maxey were excellent in Philly’s last game, but the team will continue to rely heavily on Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons and Tobias Harris as they look to advance in Rivers’ first year as the 76ers coach.

Meanwhile, the Hawks have little to lose in this contest. Few expected Atlanta to make any sort of playoff run, let alone take the Sixers to a Game 7.

However, interim coach Nate McMillan organized an epic turnaround after taking over the team midway through the season. He went 27-11 in his 38 regular-season games as coach and led the 5-seed Hawks to a 4-1 series win over the Knicks.

McMillan is strongly preferred to return as Atlanta’s coach next season, but a win in Game 7 would bolster his chances of staying in charge of the Hawks. Or, it could become a valuable bargaining chip for him while negotiating his future salary.

Sporting News is tracking live scoring updates and highlights from 76ers vs. Hawks to decide the Eastern Conference playoff series. Follow below for complete results from Game 7.

76ers vs. Hawks score

Game 7 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Final
76ers 28 28
Hawks 25 25

76ers vs. Hawks live updates, highlights from Game 7

(All times Eastern)

8:50 p.m. — Trae Young has picked up a technical foul.

8:48 p.m. — Joel Embiid throws down a monster dunk that brought the Wells Fargo Center to life. What a play.

8:46 p.m. — Ben Simmons and George Hill combine for a nice little and-one opportunity.

8:45 p.m. — Trae Young ends his cold stretch with a 3-point make. He now has seven points on one of seven shooting.

8:43 p.m. — Kevin Huerter missed his first shot of the game. He’s now four of five from the field with nine points.

8:40 p.m. — The Hawks had no turnovers in the first quarter. It took them over 14 minutes of game action to commit one. That’s one of the main reasons they’re leading in spite of Trae Young’s early shooting struggles.

8:38 p.m. — After Danilo Gallinari makes back-to-back 3-point shots, every Hawk to shoot so far has made at least one basket… except for Trae Young. Despite that, the Hawks lead by five.

8:34 p.m. — Nate McMillan’s takeaways from the first quarter: He likes how the Hawks offense is operating but wants them to allow fewer free throws. Sounds about right.

8:32 p.m. — The Hawks and Sixers each have a player with two fouls. Seth Curry has two for Philly while Clint Capela picked up his second at the end of the first quarter. Capela is key in the battle against Joel Embiid, so the Hawks will keep a close eye on him.

End of first quarter: 76ers 28, Hawks 25

8:29 p.m. — Trae Young hasn’t made shots in the first quarter — he’s 0-6 from the floor — but he has four points at the free throw line. Still, the Hawks will need more from him to win this one. They’re lucky to be down just 28-25 after one quarter. Also, Joel Embiid made a great shot to end the quarter.

8:27 p.m. — Lou Williams’ first shot is a make, but it took a while before it decided to go down.

8:25 p.m. — Matisse Thybulle makes his first 3-point shot. He didn’t score in Game 6.

8:18 p.m. — Kevin Huerter has made his first four shots and has nine points. His contributions are vital with Trae Young missing his first four shots.

8:17 p.m. — Seth Curry picks up his second foul about halfway through the first quarter. He has averaged 30 points over his last two games, so this is a big development for the 76ers.

8:14 p.m. — Joel Embiid just hit a tough shot falling away from the basket. That gives the 76ers their first lead of the game, 15-13 going into the first commercial break.

8:10 p.m. — The Hawks are making some nice passes off the bat. Trae Young finds Clint Capela for an alley-oop.

8:08 p.m. — Joel Embiid has the first six points for the 76ers. Kevin Huerter has five of the first seven for the Hawks.

8:07 p.m. — Last night, Charles Barkley guaranteed the Bucks would beat the Nets. He was right. Tonight, he is on the Sixers.

8:03 p.m. — 76ers win the tipoff. Furkan Korkmaz misses the first shot of the game. John Collins starts the scoring with a two-point bucket for the Hawks.

7:55 p.m. — Shaq wants Ben Simmons to be aggressive in this one and not worry about the free throw issues he has been having.

7:50 p.m. — No surprises with the Hawks starting lineup either. Trae Young, Bogdan Bogdanovic, Kevin Huerter, John Collins and Clint Capela will begin the game for Atlanta.

7:37 p.m. — The Sixers’ starting five is in. It’s the same as Game 6: Ben Simmons, Seth Curry, Furkan Korkmaz, Tobias Harris and Joel Embiid.

7:30 p.m. — Joel Embiid and the Sixers are getting in some pregame work.

7:25 p.m. — Who wore it better, Ben Simmons or Joel Embiid?

76ers vs. Hawks start time

  • Time: 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT
  • TV channel: TNT
  • Live stream: Watch TNT

Game 7 between the 76ers and Hawks is scheduled to start at 8 p.m. ET on Sunday, June 20. It will be televised nationally on TNT.

NBA playoff schedule 2021

(All times Eastern)

June 20

Game Time National TV
Clippers vs. Suns 3:30 p.m. ABC
Hawks vs. 76ers 8 p.m. TNT

June 22

Game Time National TV
Clippers vs. Suns 9 p.m. ESPN

June 24

Game Time National TV
Suns vs. Clippers 9 p.m. ESPN

June 26

Game Time National TV
Suns vs. Clippers 9 p.m. ESPN

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Padres’ Manny Machado wore the perfect Father’s Day footwear

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Manny Machado’s got heat on feet. Kind of.

While ostentatious, loud and colorful cleats are all the rage in baseball, the Padres’ star third baseman dialed it down on Father’s Day. Like, a lot down.

Machado took the field wearing a pair of Nike Air Monarch cleats — the preeminent, iconic dad shoe — during San Diego’s Dad Day matchup vs. the Reds.

The Monarchs have fostered a reputation for being an unforgettable dad-worn sneaker, making Machado’s footwear a tremendous salute to fathers (and grillmasters) around the country.

What makes the cleats even better is that they are in the classic white, silver and navy blue colorway, which is the only way to wear those bad boys. While these are Jordan Brand player-exclusive cleats, they’re dad-exclusive away from the field.

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Machado has worn all different makes of cleats throughout his career, usually flashy and gaudy types. The All-Star infielder has worn Jordan 11s, 12s, 4s and a bunch of others on the field.

Still, lacing up a pair of Grillmaster 5s on Father’s Day earned him plenty of praise from fans who understood the tribute:

You’ll probably be able to catch Machado after the game at a BBQ near you, likely cracking some bad puns and calling everyone “big guy.”

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Nets’ Kevin Durant joining Team USA for Tokyo Olympics after Game 7 loss vs. Bucks, report says

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Kevin Durant isn’t going to be taking much time off this summer.

In fact, he appears to be ready for more action despite playing all 53 minutes of the Nets’ Game 7 overtime loss to the Bucks and scoring a game-high 48 points. And he’s joining another super team that has title hopes.

According to Shams Charania of The Athletic, Durant is expected to commit to Team USA ahead of the Tokyo Olympics.

Durant would become the sixth player to commit to Team USA, joining another player with Olympic experience, Draymond Green, and four first-time Olympians: Damian Lillard, Jayson Tatum, Bradley Beal and Devin Booker.

MORE: Kevin Durant blames ‘big-ass foot’ for loss to the Suns

Durant competed in both the 2012 and 2016 Olympics. He averaged 19.5 points at the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro and 19.4 points at the 2012 London Olympics.

In addition, Durant shot 54.6 percent from the shorter-range international 3-point line at the two tournaments and has compiled a 39-0 record in international play.

Team USA can now turn its attention to its remaining question marks with Durant’s commitment reportedly secured. Anthony Davis and LeBron James won’t be participating in this year’s Olympics, but Stephen Curry was “50-50” about competing in the event.

Either way, Team USA should be considered the top threat at the 2021 Summer Games with Durant in the fold.

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