Preds encouraged despite Game 1 loss in Stanley Cup Final 2017-05-30T10:51:18Z 2017-05-30T10:51:15Z 2017-05-30T10:51:15Z Nashville is encouraged even after losing Game 1 at Pittsburgh to open the Stanley Cup Final.
NHL's international plan includes China but not Olympics 2017-05-30T10:51:17Z 2017-05-30T10:51:13Z 2017-05-30T10:51:13Z The NHL is officially out of the 2018 Winter Olympics.
Guentzel's goal lifts Penguins by Predators 5-3 in Game 1 2017-05-30T10:51:11Z 2017-05-30T10:51:11Z 2017-05-30T10:51:11Z Guentzel's goal lifts Penguins by Predators 5-3 in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final.
The Latest: Pittsburgh holds off Predators in Game 1 2017-05-30T03:29:35Z 2017-05-30T03:29:35Z 2017-05-30T03:29:35Z Commissioner Gary Bettman said Tampa will host the 2018 All-Star weekend, the surest sign yet that the NHL will actually bypass the Olympics.
Hornqvist set to return for Pens, Fisher for Preds in Game 1 2017-05-29T22:08:36Z 2017-05-29T22:08:36Z 2017-05-29T22:08:36Z The Pittsburgh Penguins and Nashville Predators are set to each get an important player back for Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final.
Mystique vs. mayhem in unlikely Stanley Cup Final 2017-05-29T06:44:28Z 2017-05-29T06:44:28Z 2017-05-29T06:44:28Z The Pittsburgh Penguins are four wins away from becoming the first team in nearly 20 years to win back-to-back Stanley Cups. AP Sources: Caps to host Leafs in outdoor game at Navy 2017-05-28T01:45:13Z 2017-05-28T01:45:13Z 2017-05-28T01:45:13Z Two people with knowledge of the situation tell The Associated Press that the Capitals will host the Maple Leafs in an outdoor game at the Naval Academy next season.
Penguins ride maturity, resilience back to Stanley Cup Final 2017-05-27T21:08:21Z 2017-05-27T21:08:21Z 2017-05-27T21:08:21Z The Pittsburgh Penguins ride resiliency, newfound maturity and contributions from unlikely places to return trip to Stanley Cup Final.
NHL royalty vs. the rowdy neighbors in Stanley Cup Final 2017-05-26T19:57:37Z 2017-05-26T19:56:22Z 2017-05-26T19:56:22Z The Pittsburgh Penguins are back in the Stanley Cup final for a sixth time while the Nashville Predators will make their Cup debut when the series starts on Monday.
Kunitz's double-OT goal sends Penguins back to Stanley Cup 2017-05-26T17:06:42Z 2017-05-26T17:06:42Z 2017-05-26T17:06:42Z The Pittsburgh Penguins are heading back to the Stanley Cup final.
10 Things to Know for Today 2017-05-26T13:54:43Z 2017-05-26T13:54:42Z 2017-05-26T13:54:42Z Among 10 Things to Know: Republicans wins House seat, G-7 summit in Sicily, NBA and NHL finals set.
Game 7 offers chance at history for Penguins and Senators 2017-05-26T04:57:54Z 2017-05-26T04:57:08Z 2017-05-26T04:57:08Z The Pittsburgh Penguins and Ottawa Senators meet in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals with a spot in the Stanley Cup final on the line.
Hoffman's goal helps Senators beat Penguins to force Game 7 2017-05-24T21:50:22Z 2017-05-24T21:50:22Z 2017-05-24T21:50:22Z Mike Hoffman scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period to give the Ottawa Senators a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins and force a decisive Game 7 in the Eastern Conference Finals.
Nashville wants more history than just 1st Stanley Cup Final 2017-05-23T21:55:13Z 2017-05-23T21:55:13Z 2017-05-23T21:55:13Z The Nashville Predators, the final team into the NHL playoffs, are headed to the first Stanley Cup Final in franchise history. They insist they are not satisfied with simply making franchise history, not with hockey's ultimate prize four wins away.
Predators reach 1st Stanley Cup Final, oust Ducks in 6 games 2017-05-23T08:02:34Z 2017-05-23T08:02:34Z 2017-05-23T08:02:34Z Colton Sissons scored his third goal with 6:00 left, ensuring the Nashville Predators' magical postseason now includes the franchise's first trip to the Stanley Cup Final after eliminating the Anaheim Ducks with a 6-3 win.
Desperate Ottawa tries to avoid elimination by Penguins 2017-05-23T07:44:12Z 2017-05-23T07:44:09Z 2017-05-23T07:44:09Z The Pittsburgh Penguins suddenly have three lines operating at full power and are one win away from returning to the Stanley Cup Final.
Penguins strike early, rout Senators 7-0 to take 3-2 lead 2017-05-22T22:18:52Z 2017-05-22T22:18:51Z 2017-05-22T22:18:51Z The Pittsburgh Penguins are one win away from a return trip to the Stanley Cup Final.
Preds win from ousting Ducks to reach 1st Stanley Cup Final 2017-05-22T20:48:51Z 2017-05-22T20:48:46Z 2017-05-22T20:48:46Z The Nashville Predators don't have their top center, and their captain remains day to day with an upper-body injury.
Sweden beats Canada in shootout to win ice hockey worlds 2017-05-22T06:41:13Z 2017-05-22T06:40:59Z 2017-05-22T06:40:59Z Nikita Kucherov sealed a 5-3 win for Russia in the bronze medal match against Finland at the ice hockey world championship on Sunday.
Pontus Aberg's goal puts Predators past Ducks 3-1 in Game 5 2017-05-21T21:24:35Z 2017-05-21T21:23:57Z 2017-05-21T21:23:57Z Pontus Aberg scored his first career playoff goal with 8:59 to play, and the Nashville Predators moved to the brink of their first Stanley Cup Final with a 3-1 victory over the Anaheim Ducks in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals.
Ducks captain Getzlaf fined for apparent homophobic slur 2017-05-21T09:42:58Z 2017-05-21T09:42:54Z 2017-05-21T09:42:54Z Anaheim Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf has been fined for apparently using a homophobic slur during Game 4 of the Western Conference finals.
Predators left surprised, determined by Johansen's injury 2017-05-20T23:53:16Z 2017-05-20T23:53:12Z 2017-05-20T23:53:12Z Nashville Predators coach Peter Laviolette is declining to give any details about star center Ryan Johansen's season-ending thigh injury in Game 4 of the Western Conference finals.
Resilient Penguins head home with momentum as Game 5 looms 2017-05-20T22:33:46Z 2017-05-20T22:33:46Z 2017-05-20T22:33:46Z The Pittsburgh Penguins have the momentum heading into Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals against Ottawa.
Canada stuns Russia for ice hockey worlds final vs. Sweden 2017-05-20T22:27:10Z 2017-05-20T22:24:52Z 2017-05-20T22:27:10Z Canada stuns Russia by coming from two goals down in the third period to win 4-2 and advance to the ice hockey world championship final; Sweden awaits.
Predators face Ducks in Game 5 without star C Ryan Johansen 2017-05-20T21:13:41Z 2017-05-20T21:13:41Z 2017-05-20T21:13:41Z Nashville center Ryan Johansen will miss the rest of the postseason after emergency surgery on a left thigh injury, leaving the Predators without their top playoff scorer heading into Game 5 of the Western Conference finals.
Sidney Crosby, Penguins beat Senators 3-2 to tie series 2017-05-20T20:15:48Z 2017-05-20T20:15:48Z 2017-05-20T20:15:48Z Sidney Crosby had a goal and an assist and the resurgent Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Ottawa Senators 3-2 to even the Eastern Conference finals at 2-2.
Penguins turn to Matt Murray for Game 4 of Eastern final 2017-05-19T22:40:58Z 2017-05-19T22:40:53Z 2017-05-19T22:40:53Z The Pittsburgh Penguins will go with Matt Murray in goal in Game 4 against Ottawa on Friday night. Iowa to pay $6.5M to settle landmark sports bias lawsuits 2017-05-19T21:50:29Z 2017-05-19T21:50:28Z 2017-05-19T21:50:28Z The University of Iowa will pay $6.5 million to settle discrimination lawsuits filed by former athletic administrator Jane Meyer and her partner, former women's field hockey coach Tracey Griesbaum. Ducks even Western finals at 2, beating Predators 3-2 in OT 2017-05-19T16:53:03Z 2017-05-19T16:52:38Z 2017-05-19T16:52:38Z Corey Perry's shot deflected in off Nashville defenseman P.K. Subban's stick 10:25 into overtime, and the Ducks snapped the Predators' 10-game home playoff winning streak with a 3-2 victory that evened the Western Conference finals at 2-2.
2018 Games head says NHL not being greedy, will cooperate 2017-05-19T00:00:51Z 2017-05-19T00:00:46Z 2017-05-19T00:00:46Z The head of the Pyeongchang Olympics says the NHL isn't being "greedy" preventing hockey stars going to the 2018 Games and he's willing to be flexible to meet their demands.
US out of ice hockey worlds after 2-0 QF defeat to Finland 2017-05-18T22:50:44Z 2017-05-18T22:50:44Z 2017-05-18T22:50:44Z US out of ice hockey worlds after 2-0 quarterfinal defeat to Finland, Russia through to semifinals.
Fleury or Murray? Sullivan keeps quiet on goalie situation 2017-05-18T22:12:07Z 2017-05-18T22:12:05Z 2017-05-18T22:12:05Z Mike Sullivan isn't any hurry to decide who will start in goal for the Pittsburgh Penguins heading into Friday's critical Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals against Ottawa.
NHL's 20 greatest teams filled with Stanley Cup dynasties 2017-05-18T19:35:22Z 2017-05-18T19:31:58Z 2017-05-18T19:35:22Z The 1970s Canadiens and 1980s Islanders and Oilers lead the list of the NHL's top 20 teams as voted by fans during league's 100th anniversary.
Senators chase Fleury, rout Penguins 5-1 in Game 3 2017-05-18T16:36:03Z 2017-05-18T16:32:26Z 2017-05-18T16:36:03Z Marc Methot, Derick Brassard and Zack Smith scored in a 2:18 span midway through the first period to chase goalie Marc-Andre Fleury and the Ottawa Senators beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-1 to take a 2-1 lead in the Eastern Conference finals.
Ducks resting up for aggressive Preds down 2-1 in West 2017-05-18T04:47:09Z 2017-05-18T04:47:09Z 2017-05-18T04:47:09Z The postseason can be exhausting, and it's beginning to take a toll on the Anaheim Ducks. Playing the Nashville Predators inside the NHL's toughest arena in nearly 20 years sure isn't helping in the Western Conference finals.
Preds rally, beat Ducks 2-1 to take 2-1 Western finals lead 2017-05-17T06:38:00Z 2017-05-17T06:38:00Z 2017-05-17T06:38:00Z Roman Josi scored a power-play goal with 2:43 left, and the Nashville Predators rallied to beat the Anaheim Ducks 2-1 in their first ever home game in the Western Conference finals.
Ducks' Ryan Kesler now knows he's rattled Preds' Johansen 2017-05-17T06:30:22Z 2017-05-17T06:30:23Z 2017-05-17T06:30:23Z Ryan Kesler now knows exactly how much he's rattled Predators center Ryan Johansen, and the veteran Anaheim Ducks center doesn't plan on easing up.
Banged-up Penguins march on vs Senators as injuries mount 2017-05-16T21:02:41Z 2017-05-16T21:02:41Z 2017-05-16T21:02:41Z The Pittsburgh Penguins have learned to play without some of their most important players during the season and may have to again against Ottawa in Game 3.
Penguins knot series with 1-0 Game 2 victory over Senators 2017-05-16T18:43:58Z 2017-05-16T18:43:54Z 2017-05-16T18:43:54Z Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 23 shots for his second shutout of the playoffs and the Pittsburgh Penguins evened their Eastern Conference final against Ottawa with a 1-0 victory in Game 2.
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