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UPDATED: Sun., June 11, 2017, 10:37 p.m.

Penguins beat Predators 2-0, repeat as Stanley Cup champions

The Stanley Cup is returning to Pittsburgh after Patric Hornqvist scored the go-ahead goal on a bad-angle shot with 95 seconds left in a 2-0 win over the Nashville Predators …

UPDATED: Thu., June 8, 2017, 9:50 p.m.

Pittsburgh Penguins blow out Nashville Predators for 3-2 series lead

Six players scored and Sidney Crosby had three assists as the Pittsburgh Penguins chased Pekka Rinne and blew out the Nashville Predators 6-0 in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup …

Penguins regroup, Predators look for road magic in Game 5

A series has broken out in the Stanley Cup Final. The Penguins and Nashville Predators are tied at 2 games each heading into Game 5 on Thursday night in Pittsburgh. …

UPDATED: Tue., June 6, 2017, 6:51 p.m.

Blue mutt named Stanley sets tone for Predators’ attacking style

The instant one of the Pittsburgh Penguins passes the puck to a teammate, one of the Nashville Predators closes in, taking away any time or space to operate.

UPDATED: Mon., June 5, 2017, 10:55 p.m.

Nashville Predators even Stanley Cup Final at 2-2, beat Pittsburgh Penguins 4-1

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. And with Pekka Rinne turning …

Intensity, nastiness continue to build in Stanley Cup Final

P.K. Subban says ask the Pittsburgh Penguins if he’s getting under their skin. The All-Star defenseman only knows he apparently needs to work on his breath on the ice and …

UPDATED: Sat., June 3, 2017, 9:29 p.m.

Predators rout Penguins 5-1, pull within 2-1 in Stanley Cup Final

Pekka Rinne bounced back with 27 saves and the offense came alive as the Nashville Predators beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-1 in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final on …

Penguins, Predators face unusual extra time off in Stanley Cup Final

Time is on the Pittsburgh Penguins’ side, with or without momentum.

UPDATED: Thu., June 1, 2017, 1:45 p.m.

Jake’s Ladder: Guentzel climbing record book for Penguins

The fresh-faced, 22-year-old rookie who leads the NHL in playoff goals – a hot streak that has him in the middle of the Conn Smythe Trophy conversation given to the …

UPDATED: Thu., June 1, 2017, 3:02 p.m.

All-Star promise: P.K. Subban says Preds will win Game 3 vs. Pens

Nashville defenseman P.K. Subban says the Predators will win Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final against the Pittsburgh Penguins. Pittsburgh has a 2-0 lead trying to repeat as champs. …

From Hockey 101, Preds bring Stanley Cup Final to Music City

Terry Crisp sorely wishes that he and fellow broadcaster Pete Weber had recorded their “Hockey 101” sessions from the early days of the Nashville Predators.

UPDATED: Wed., May 31, 2017, 9:40 p.m.

Third-period scoring spree gives Penguins 2-0 lead in Stanley Cup Finals

Jake Guentzel scored twice and Matt Murray made 37 saves as the host Pittsburgh Penguins chased Predators goalie Pekka Rinne and moved two wins away from a second consecutive title …

Prosecutors to drop charges in Stanley Cup dead catfish toss

Prosecutors are dropping charges filed against a Tennessee man for throwing a catfish onto the rink in Pittsburgh during the opening of the Stanley Cup Final. District Attorney Stephen Zappala …

Penguins wary, Predators confident as Game 2 looms

The winning team went nearly two full periods without a shot. The hottest goaltender in the playoffs was only tested 11 times in 58 minutes – and lost.

UPDATED: Mon., May 29, 2017, 10:06 p.m.

Guentzel’s goal lifts Penguins by Predators 5-3 in Game 1

Pittsburgh rookie Jake Guentzel beat Nashville’s Pekka Rinne with 3:17 left in regulation to put the Penguins ahead to stay in a 5-3 victory in Game 1 of the Stanley …

Mystique vs. mayhem in unlikely Stanley Cup Final

The dynasty that once appeared so certain is again in the offing for the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Minus Letang, anonymous Pittsburgh Penguins’ defense still thriving

The handful of men who carry out the most thankless of tasks for the Pittsburgh Penguins are a rag-tag group thrown together by circumstance and a touch of foresight by …

UPDATED: Mon., May 22, 2017, 10:49 p.m.

Nashville Predators reach 1st Stanley Cup Final, oust Anaheim Ducks in 6 games

Different players just keep stepping up for the Nashville Predators, and now their magical postseason run has an even bigger destination: the franchise’s first trip to the Stanley Cup Final.

UPDATED: Sat., May 20, 2017, 8:37 p.m.

Pontus Aberg’s goal puts Predators past Ducks 3-1 in Game 5

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 …

UPDATED: Thu., May 18, 2017, 10:45 p.m.

Ducks even Western finals at 2, beating Predators 3-2 in OT

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 …

Ducks resting up for aggressive Preds down 2-1 in West

The postseason can be exhausting, especially going from a Game 7 to wrap up one series to the Western Conference finals. It’s beginning to take a toll on the Anaheim …

UPDATED: Tue., May 16, 2017, 9:48 p.m.

Nashville rallies to beat Anaheim for 2-1 series lead

The Nashville Predators are so confident right now that not even having two goals in 8 seconds waved off for goaltender interference can shake them.

Back home, Nashville Predators eager to match Anaheim Ducks’ physical play

The Nashville Predators finally are facing their first real adversity this postseason, with the Anaheim Ducks eager to push, hit and poke them out of what’s already been a historic …

UPDATED: Fri., May 12, 2017, 10:31 p.m.

James Neal’s OT goal puts Preds past Ducks 3-2 to open West final

James Neal scored 9:24 into overtime, and the Nashville Predators kicked off their first appearance in the Western Conference finals with a 3-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks. Pekka Rinne …

Peter Laviolette too busy coaching Preds to ponder history

Peter Laviolette is not one to waste precious time reflecting on how he feels about taking his third different NHL team to the conference finals. The coach is too busy …

UPDATED: Thu., May 11, 2017, 8:23 p.m.

Ducks eager for rematch with Pekka Rinne’s Predators in West final

The Anaheim Ducks and the Nashville Predators met in the playoffs twice in the previous six seasons, and Nashville came out on top both times. They meet again in the …

Preds’ 1st big trade of 2016 paying off for team, Ryan Johansen

The Predators stunned the NHL not once, but twice in 2016 by trading away a top defenseman. Ryan Johansen is the big center landed with Nashville’s first big trade, a …

NHL Playoff Capsules: Predators advance over Blues

Ryan Johansen scored the game-winning goal 3:15 into the third period, and the Nashville Predators advanced to their first Western Conference final in franchise history Sunday by beating the St. …

NHL Playoff Capsules: Nashville takes 3-1 series lead over St. Louis

James Neal scored the winning goal with 6 minutes, 57 seconds left, and the Nashville Predators beat the St. Louis Blues 2-1 Tuesday night in Nashville, Tennessee, to take a …

P.K. Subban expects ‘fun atmosphere’ in Montreal return

P.K. Subban made a big splash in the flashy defenseman’s return to face the Montreal Canadiens.