The 2017 Stanley Cup Final is now a best-of-three series. Four goals, including two that were reviewed, fueled the Predators Monday night to a 4-1 Game 4 win in Nashville against the Pittsburgh Penguins. Calle Jarnkrok got Bridgestone Arena jumping late in the first period.
Pekka Rinne was spectacular, Frederick Gaudreau scored a tiebreaking goal early in the second period and the Nashville Predators handed Pittsburgh a 4-1 loss Monday night to even the Stanley Cup Final at two games apiece. The defending champion Penguins will host Game 5 on Thursday night, hoping home ice is an advantage after being […]
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 in just his sixth postseason game, Gaudreau scored the go-ahead goal 3:45 into the second period and Pekka Rinne made 23 often-spectacular saves as the […]
Predators defenseman P.K. Subban has aced his predictions thus far. Not only did he guarantee a Game 3 win, but he also claimed it would be one of the best atmospheres in NHL history. Well, the Preds took care of the Penguins on Saturday, and Bridgestone Arena was absolutely rocking. It may be a tough […]
Apparently all of that optimism surrounding John Gibson starting in Game 6 was unfounded. Instead, Jonathan Bernier will serve as the Anaheim Ducks’ starter as they attempt to avoid being eliminated by the Nashville Predators on Monday. Mere hours ago, it sounded like Gibson might start after he skated.
When told of the Penguins’ Game 4 starter, Marc-Andre Fleury disappeared, once again graciously relinquishing the crease to Matt Murray, Pittsburgh’s presently healthy, and always preferred, puck stopper. Having watched a championship run from the end of the bench last year when Murray surfaced from the minor leagues, and then serving as the backup this […]
A pair of second-period goals just 3:49 apart lifted the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 3-2 win in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Final Friday night against the Ottawa Senators. Pittsburgh's victory ties the series at two games apiece. Already leading thanks to a goal in the first period from Olli Maatta, Sidney Crosby and […]
Before each game, Corey Perry said the Ducks go over a list of things they have to do well and things they have to overcome to be successful. On Thursday, in Game 4 of the Western Conference finals, they crossed off a lot of items on that list, racing out to a two-goal lead, giving […]
The Western Conference Final is now a best-of-three series. An overtime goal from Corey Perry propelled the Anaheim Ducks to a 3-2 win Thursday against the Predators in Nashville. Rickard Rakell got the Ducks out to a 1-0 lead.
Anaheim Ducks center Andrew Cogliano (7) celebrates with goalie John Gibson (36) after defeating the Nashville Predators in overtime of Game 4 of the Western Conference final in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Thursday, May 18, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. The Ducks won 3-2. The Anaheim Ducks evened their Western Conference Final series against […]
The day before the crucial Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals, Pittsburgh Penguins coach Mike Sullivan kept everyone guessing as to the identity of his starting goalie on Friday. Will it be Marc-Andre Fleury, who has started every playoff game for the Penguins this spring but was yanked in Game 3 after giving up […]
Frequent trips to the penalty box are nothing new for the Anaheim Ducks, but staying out of the sin bin would go a long way in helping them tie up the Western Conference Final against the Nashville Predators. The Ducks take a ridiculous amount of penalties, and while they’ve managed to get this far in […]