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Kari Bustamante has NHL and NBA playoffs plus the profile on 2017 Alaska Sports Hall of Fame inductee, Martin Buser Video: Monday Sports April 17
Kari Bustamante has NHL and NBA playoffs plus the profile on 2017 Alaska Sports Hall of Fame inductee, Martin Buser Tue, 18 Apr 2017 06:26:44 +0000 Monday Sports April 17 Kari Bustamante has NHL and NBA playoffs plus the profile on 2017 Alaska Sports Hall of Fame inductee, Martin Buser KTUU and maple leafs have surpassed the typical 1 versus 8 expectations... --and now tonight, with the series tied at a game a piece...toronto looks to use its home crowd, to take the lead... --its all washington to start though...nicklas backstrom feeds alexander ovechkin up top....his second goal of the playoffs...2- nothing washington --maple leafs fire back in the second though....auston matthews passes out in front to william nylander...shot blocked but hell pick up the rebound....this ones tied 3 all at the end of regulation and for the third straight game we head to overtime --in the extra frame...its morgan riley...and tyler bozak deflects.... and toronto...takes game 3....4-3 the final...the maple leafs with a 2-1 series lead over the caps also alaskas nate thompson with his first goal of the playoffs...thomps on with 1 goal and 2 assists for 3 points tonight as the ducks take a 3-0 series lead over the flames --ducks winning 5-4 in overtime speaking of playoffs...its game 2 of eastern conference first round action...with the cavaliers hosting the pacers... --cleveland won saturday's series opener by just one point after trailing by as many as 10 in the fourth quarter --first quarter...paul george makes his presence felt early...scoring 8 of the teams first 9 points....pacers up 5 early.... --but cleveland puts something together....a 16 to 2 run.... lebron james with the flush....40-29 cavs... --pacers would make it tight in the 4th...but the cavs push back....kyrie irving a wide open lay in.... --cleveland holds off indiana 117-111 --the cavs with a two games to none lead as the series moves to the hoosier state for games three and four --moving from the rim to the roads....the 2017 boston marathon taking place this morning... --it was kenya getting the sweep with geoffrey kirui taking the mens title and edna kiplagat winning for the women.... --kirui crosses first in a time of 2-hours 9-minutes and 37 seconds --while kiplagat...breaks the 2 hours 21 minutes 53 seconds --alaska was also represented in this years marathon...with 18 of our states best finishing in under 3 hours --leading the charge was chad trammell....coming in 91st in a time of 2 hours 34 minutes 9 seconds --and for the women, shannon gress of juneau was the fastest alaskan, placing 48th in 2 hours 54 minutes 13 seconds --according to boston finisher jerome ross, this race was one of the best showings alaskas ever had " it was definitely a show of force for alaskans to do so well we had more alaskans with strong finish times that weve had in quite some time in all....31 men and 21 women from alaska ran in the boston marathon today... --alaska also is bringing home the mens masters team the alaska endurance project put together the fastest cumulative time in the mens masters team division... and finally...this week on the late edition channel 2 sports will be bringing you profiles on this years alaska sports hall of fame inductees --its all leading up to next thursdays induction ceremony...where 3 moment and one event will be enshrined --we begin tonight with a musher you may have already heard of....martin buser "thats martin buser on his way to nome" he's beloved...respect ed...and just plain good at what he does "martin weve been expecting you, welcome to nome!" running his first iditarod in 1980....martin buser broke into the top 10 in just his 4th running of the race --and 5 tries after that in 1992...buser...beca me champion it was a feat he would repeat 3 more 94...97 and his last in 2002 but on top of being one of the most decorated mushers in the iditarod....buser holds two records that reflect his care, compassion and understanding of his dog team "k2 is an up and coming super start but he is a one person dog he doesnt like too many people to touch him" buser has taken home the leonhard seppala award for humanitarian dog care an unprecidented 5 times....and holds the race record for most consecutive finishes....managin g number 32 this past iditarod while there have been many iditarod champions over the years...there will only be one, martin buser "go martin go martin go!" an

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