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Rinne comes up big as Predators even series

/ Jun 6, 2017

Rinne comes up big as Predators even series

Frederick Gaudreau sure is doing his best to earn his own locker with the Nashville Predators with a Stanley Cup Final debut for the ages. An undrafted free agent playing just his sixth postseason game, Gaudreau scored the go-ahead goal 3:45 into the second ...

Fired-up Predators rout Penguins

/ Jun 4, 2017

Fired-up Predators rout Penguins

Predators coach Peter Laviolette heard all the questions and criticism of Pekka Rinne after the goaltender’s struggles in the Stanley Cup Final in Pittsburgh. Well, Laviolette never thought of switching goalies. A change of scenery helped Rinne and all his Nashville teammates as they ...

/ Jun 3, 2017

Ducks give Carlyle contract extension

Coach Randy Carlyle has received a one-year contract extension through the 2018-19 season from the Anaheim Ducks. The deal announced Friday also includes an option for 2019-20. Carlyle began his second stint in charge of the Ducks last year and immediately led the team ...

Teams fine with Stanley Cup Final schedule

/ Jun 3, 2017

Teams fine with Stanley Cup Final schedule

Time is on the Pittsburgh Penguins’ side, with or without momentum. Up 2-0 on the Nashville Predators in the Stanley Cup Final, the defending champions have no problem with the schedule that would require 17 days to complete the series if it goes seven ...

Penguins down Predators in Game 1

/ May 30, 2017

Penguins down Predators in Game 1

This is what the Pittsburgh Penguins do. They find a way. Even on nights when they blow a three-goal lead, they go an entire period (and then some) without registering a single shot and the opponent is fresher, quicker and, for long stretches, demonstrably ...

Pens top Sens in 2OT, make Stanley Cup Final

/ May 26, 2017

Pens top Sens in 2OT, make Stanley Cup Final

Chris Kunitz spent a portion of the spring nursing a lower-body injury and wondering if his time with the Pittsburgh Penguins was over. The veteran forward’s contract is up this summer and he’s been around long enough to know how these things go, particularly ...

/ May 25, 2017

KHL to cut Metallurg Novokuznetsk over cash woes

The Kontinental Hockey League has cut a Russian team as it tries to fix worsening financial problems, including debts to league players of over $17 million. KHL president Dmitry Chernyshenko said Wednesday that the league is removing the Metallurg Novokuznetsk team, which had a ...

Senators take Penguins to Game 7

/ May 24, 2017

Senators take Penguins to Game 7

Craig Anderson and the Ottawa Senators bounced back nicely two days after a blowout loss put them on the brink of elimination. Anderson stopped 45 shots, Mike Hoffman scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period and the Senators beat the Pittsburgh Penguins ...

Aberg notches winning goal to down Ducks

/ May 21, 2017

Aberg notches winning goal to down Ducks

Pontus Aberg spent most of the season in the minors, and he had a part-time depth role for the Nashville Predators in these Stanley Cup playoffs until injuries thrust him into a key role in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals. And now ...