Tagged: ‘NHL’

Nashville Predators beat Anaheim Ducks, advance to 1st Stanley Cup Final
May 22nd, 2017 at 9:19 PM
***PHOTO1*** NASHVILLE, Tenn. â?? 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 in Game 6 on Monday night. The Predators, who've never won even...

Desperate Ottawa Senators tries to avoid elimination by Pittsburgh Penguins
May 22nd, 2017 at 6:11 PM
***PHOTO1*** OTTAWA, Ontario â?? Guy Boucher has typically kept his team off the ice on off-days during the postseason. Not Monday. The Ottawa coach opted for a half-hour practice ahead of Game 6 on Tuesday night to help his team "refresh" and "reload" after a 7-0 beating by Pittsburgh, one of...

Penguins strike early, destroy Senators 7-0 to take 3-2 lead
May 21st, 2017 at 9:45 PM
***PHOTO1*** PITTSBURGH â?? Pittsburgh Penguins coach Mike Sullivan calls it "getting to our game." It means he wants his team to attack opponents with speed, aggression and a dash of responsibility. Physically translated, it looks like the 60 minutes the defending Stanley Cup champions put together Sunday in a 7-0 demolition...

Pontus Aberg’s goal puts Predators past Ducks in Game 5
May 20th, 2017 at 9:25 PM
***PHOTO1*** ANAHEIM, Calif. â?? 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 Saturday night. Aberg scored on...

Frei: Avalanche’s 2000-01 team deservedly makes the cut to the NHL’s “Top 20 Greatest NHL Teams”
May 19th, 2017 at 7:40 PM
***PHOTO1*** The 1969-70 Boston Bruins? What they're most remembered for is captured in a single photograph (or the equivalent film snippet), showing Bobby Orr leaping through the air after scoring the Stanley Cup-winning goal in Game 4 of the Finals against St. Louis. The 2000-01 Colorado Avalanche? It's the sequence of captain Joe...