Sparks-Storm game in Canada moved due to potential NHL Game 7

EDMONTON, Alberta — The WNBA is moving its preseason game in Canada between the Los Angeles Sparks and Seattle Storm to May 4.

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The game was originally scheduled for May 5 at Rogers Place in Edmonton, but the NHL’s Oilers could be hosting a Game 7 of their first-round playoff series against the Los Angeles Kings that day.

The WNBA game will tip off at 9:30 p.m. EDT.

The league is playing a preseason game in Canada for the second straight year. Last season, the Chicago Sky’s win over the Minnesota Lynx in Toronto attracted a sold-out crowd and set records for TV viewers, attendance and merchandise sales in Canada.

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