Time Out – June 15

General manager Ken Holland says Detroit Red Wings captain Nicklas Lidstrom missed the last two games of the conference final because of surgery.

Testicular fortitude

General manager Ken Holland says Detroit Red Wings captain Nicklas Lidstrom missed the last two games of the conference final because of surgery.

Holland said Sunday the operation was May 24, although he would not say what kind of surgery. Lidstrom told the Detroit Free Press he had testicular surgery after he was speared by Chicago’s Patrick Sharp on May 22. Lidstrom’s operation came on the same day the Red Wings beat the Blackhawks 6-1 in Game 4. Detroit won the Western Conference final in Game 5. Lidstrom returned to the ice for the Stanley Cup final.


Monday

• Senior men’s baseball: Sylvan Relics vs. Cheers, North Star Sports vs. Lacombe Stone & Granite, 7 p.m., Great Chief Park 1 and 2.

• Men’s ball hockey: Branley’s vs. East 40th/Ladwig’s, HSE vs. Canadiens, 9:30 p.m., Kin City.

Tuesday

• Parkland baseball: Eckville at Rocky Mountain House, Red Deer at Blindman Valley, 6:45 p.m.

• Men’s ball hockey: Bo’s/Sports World vs. Wild Cats, Jac X Machine vs. Raiders, 7 p.m.; HSE vs. Wild, Mariners vs. Sharks, 8:15 p.m.; Boston Pizza vs. Wellington West, Blarney Stone/Just Cuts vs. East 40th/Ladwig’s, 9:30 p.m.; all games at Kin City.

• Women’s fastball: Stettler at Badgers, Panthers at Ice, 7 p.m., Great Chief Park 1 and 2; Sliders at Lacombe, Red Deer Bantams at Delburne, 7 p.m.; Ponoka at Bandits, 8:45 p.m., Great Chief Park 1.

• Senior men’s baseball: Printing Place vs. Del Rohn, 7 p.m., Great Chief Park 2.


On the tube

• UEFA Soccer: England at Finland, 3 p.m., The Score.

• Baseball: Angels at San Francisco. 8 p.m., Sportsnet.


Sunday scores

NBA

Lakers 99 Orlando 86

NL

Houston 8 Arizona 3

Interleague

Florida 11 Toronto 3

Baltimore 11 Atlanta 2

Cubs 3 Minne. 2

White Sox 5 Milwa. 4

Cleveland 3 St. Louis 0

Colorado 7 Seattle 1

Kansas 7 Cincinnati 1

Dodgers 6 Texas 3

Angels 6 San Diego 0

Yankees 15 Mets 0

Phila. 11 Boston 6

Pittsburgh 6 Detroit 3

San Fran. 7 Oakland 1

Tampa Bay 5 Washing. 4

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