- The Washington Times - Thursday, June 11, 2009

THURSDAY’S BEST BET ON TELEVISION

The Magic try to even their NBA Finals series against the Lakers. 9 p.m., Chs. 7, 2

LOCAL POWER RANKINGS

STEPHEN STRASBURG

And so the countdown begins. Now we’ll see how quickly he wants to play in the majors or how much he doesn’t want to play in the District.

MALCOLM KELLY

As the offseason work wraps up, he could be the Redskins’ breakout offensive player this year. Provided, of course, he’s healthy.

ADAM DUNN

If Boston gives up on David Ortiz, the Red Sox are sure to come calling for the Nationals’ slugger. But he shouldn’t be traded.

MARISSA COLEMAN

A First Down favorite, she’s first in 3-pointers (six) and second in minutes (23.5) and scoring (12.5) for the 2-0 Mystics.

DANNY HULTZEN

The Bethesda native has nine wins and a .333 average. He’s one of five locals on Virginia’s College World Series team.

TWT FIVE: MOST RECENT STANLEY CUP FINAL GAME 7S

1. Carolina 3, Edmonton 1 (2006) - The Oilers won two elimination games, but two Hurricanes blueliners scored to secure Cup.

2. Tampa Bay 2, Calgary 1 (2004) - After a Game 6 win in Calgary, forward Ruslan Fedotenko scored two goals for the Lightning.

3. New Jersey 3, Anaheim 0 (2003) - The home team won each game of the series. Penguins coach Dan Blysma played for Ducks.

4. Colorado 4, New Jersey 0 (2001) - The Avalanche won Game 6 in the Meadowlands and then the finale to give Ray Bourque his much-deserved first Cup.

5. N.Y. Rangers 3, Vancouver 2 (1994) - Mark Messier scores the winner as the Rangers end their 54-year Cup drought.

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