On This Day

May 27, 2006 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • NHL Western Conference Final: Edmonton Oilers beat Anaheim Ducks, 4 games to 1
  • Super Rugby Final, Christchurch: Canterbury Crusaders retain title with a 19-12 win over the Wellington Hurricanes; Dan Carter kicks 4 penalties & a conversion for the winners
  • WLAF World Bowl 14, LTU arena, Düsseldorf: Frankfurt Galaxy beats Amsterdam Admirals, 22-7

Deaths in Sport

  • Craig Heyward, American NFL fullback (Pro Bowl 1995; New Orleans Saints), dies from brain cancer at 39
2006 in Sport