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The Warriors’ Stephen Curry failed to get a shot off in the fourth quarter of Golden State’s Game 2 victory on June 2 (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press)
The Warriors’ Stephen Curry failed to get a shot off in the fourth quarter of Golden State’s Game 2 victory on June 2 (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press)|Associated Press
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Monday Quickie Quiz & Single Digits - Flyers, Dodgers, Phillies, Warriors, Bruins, Stephen Curry

Bob Vetrone

Bob Vetrone

MONDAY’S QUICKIE QUIZ

>>> Name the two head coaches that have taken the Flyers to multiple Stanley Cup Finals.

(Answer Below)

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MONDAY’S SINGLE DIGITS

>>> The Dodgers strengthened their claim on being the best team in the National League by sweeping the Phillies over the weekend. They also moved one step closer to becoming the first team to lose three consecutive World Series to three different teams. (The fell to the Astros in 2017, the Red Sox last fall.)

Only two other teams have lost three consecutive WS:
> 1907-08-09 Detroit Tigers: Lost to Cubs, Cubs, Pirates;
> 1911-12-13 New York Giants: Lost to Athletics, Red Sox, Athletics.

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>>> The Dodgers’ 4-3 win over the Phillies Saturday was their 40th walk-off win against Philadelphia since moving to Los Angeles in 1958. They also have 40 against the Cubs and 41 against the Pirates.

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>>> Stephen Curry’s shooting by quarter in Game 2 Sunday against the Raptors (with playing time):

> 0-3 . . . First Quarter (12:00)
> 4-7 . . . Second Quarter (8:41)
> 2-7 . . . Third Quarter (12:00)
> 0-0 . . . Fourth Quarter (7:59)

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>>> The seven goals Boston scored in Saturday’s Game 3 was the most in a Stanley Cup Finals game since June 6, 2011, when the Bruins themselves topped the Canucks, 8-1, in Game 3 of their eventual seven-game victory.

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QUICKIE QUIZ ANSWER

>>> Fred Shero (two wins, one loss), Mike Keenan (two losses) are the two head coaches who have taken the Flyers to multiple Stanley Cup Finals.