NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — Before the eyes of the sports world fixated on O.J. Simpson, they were watching the New York Rangers celebrate their Stanley Cup victory up the Canyon of Heroes. Find more 50th anniversary Back Stories and other special features here, and be sure to follow the station on Facebook and Twitter. Tom Kaminski watched […]
If it were up to Ron Hainsey, Matt Cullen or Chris Kunitz would have been the Pittsburgh Penguins players to receive the Stanley Cup after captain Sidney Crosby. “It was pretty cool to see a guy who’s been through a lot,” Cullen said after Pittsburgh’s 2-0 win over the Nashville Predators in Game 6.
The tradition of Predators fans throwing a dead catfish on the ice had an interesting run this postseason. First going viral in the earlier rounds, the catfish made more notable appearances in the Stanley Cup Finals when one self-proclaimed redneck was able to sneak one into enemy territory for Game 1 and a well-dressed, bedazzled […]
The Pittsburgh Penguins are the 2017 Stanley Cup champions following a 2-0 Game 6 win over the Nashville Predators. Here are the top photos from their legacy-defining win: Penguins captain Sidney Crosby won his second consecutive Conn Smythe trophy. But, it wasn’t the prize he most coveted. That belonged to the Stanley Cup itself. And […]
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 […]
If his players have something to say, Sullivan wants them to get it out. Enter Phil Kessel, the mercurial forward with the blistering shot and occasionally blistering tongue. Frustrated by an inability to get anything by Ottawa's Craig Anderson, cameras caught Kessel pounding his fists and ordering his teammates to look for him.
ANAHEIM, Calif. – Nick Ritchie scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period, and the Anaheim Ducks ended their streak of five straight Game 7 losses with a 2-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Wednesday night, advancing to the Western Conference finals for the second time in three years. Andrew Cogliano scored the […]
Down 3-2 in the series, the Washington Capitals needed a win in Pittsburgh to keep their season alive. The home crowd arrived in anticipation of a celebratory atmosphere, but any enthusiasm quickly fizzled as the Caps defeated the Penguins 5-2 at PPG Paints Arena. T.J Oshie got the ball rolling, converting on a tic-tac-toe passing […]
Note: Welcome to Round 2 coverage of the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs, where we flip the format and get right to the point with eight keys to each series. If the Washington Capitals are going to win the Stanley Cup, as so many pundits have predicted this postseason, then it has to happen like this, […]
It’s been five years since the New York Rangers and Ottawa Senators met in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, but here we are, only this time they’re playing for a spot in the Eastern Conference Final. The Rangers grabbed the first wild card after a 102-point season and dispatched the Montreal Canadiens in six games. Ottawa […]
Note: Welcome to Round 2 coverage of the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs, where we flip the format and get right to the point with eight keys to each series. Both the Nashville Predators and St. Louis Blues enter their second-round series after first-round upsets. Nashville beat the Chicago Blackhawks in a sweep, while the Blues […]
Note: Welcome to Round 2 coverage of the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs, where we flip the format and get right to the point with eight keys to each series. The last time the Anaheim Ducks and Edmonton Oilers met in the Stanley Cup Playoffs was the 2006 Western Conference Finals. Back then, the Ducks were […]