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Wake N’ Blog For May 8th: The Cow’s Moo Echoed The Soothing Voice Of The Late Ricardo Montalban

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NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs. Martin Havlat tied the score late in the third period and Andrew Ladd tipped in a Dave Bolland shot in overtime as the Blackhawks beat the Canucks in the United Center 2-1 to even up the series at 2 games apiece. Red Wings coach Mike Babcock switched up his lines, pairing Johan Franzen, Valtteri Filppula and Marian Hossa and it paid off as the three combined for four goals as Detroit took it to Anaheim 6-3 to even up their series 2-2 as well. [NHL.com Scoreboard]

NBA Playoffs. LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers are now a perfect 6-0 in the playoffs after easily handling the Atlanta Hawks by a score of 105-85 – Cleveland now leads the series 2-0. [NBA.com]

MLB Scoreboard. Mark Buehrle was dominating, carrying a perfect game into the into the 7th inning and only yielding one hit through eight as the White Sox blanked the Detroit Tigers 6-0. The Red Sox tied a modern major league record by scoring 12 runs in an inning before making in an out in their 13-3 rout of the Indians. Alfonso Soriano connected on two home runs as the Cubs beat the Astros 8-5. [MLB.com Scoreboard]

McBurgertown was a little low on ground beef this week. A cow escaped from a New York slaugtherhouse Wednesday and wandered into Queens before Animal Control captured it. Unfortunately, the cow will have to be returned to the slaughterhouse from where it escaped if they claim it. Otherwise, it will be turned over to a sanctuary. Expect PETA to be all over this one. Why? Because they’re annoying media whores, that’s why. [MSNBC/AP]