Stanley Cup Finals

Pittsburgh Penguins' Evgeni Malkin (71) celebrates his goal against Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (35) during the third period in Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
June 01, 2017 - 12:28 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — By coach Peter Laviolette's math, the Nashville Predators have been pretty good for all but 10 minutes of the Stanley Cup Final. It's not much. Unless you're playing the Pittsburgh Penguins. Then it's way too much. The defending Stanley Cup champions needed just over three minutes...
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Pittsburgh Penguins' Evgeni Malkin (71) celebrates his goal against Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (35) during the third period in Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
May 31, 2017 - 11:49 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins kept Pekka Rinne plenty busy this time. Too busy for Rinne and the rest of the Nashville Predators to keep up with the surging defending Stanley Cup champions. Jake Guentzel, Scott Wilson and Evgeni Malkin scored 3:18 apart early in the third period as the...
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Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne, left, and Pittsburgh Penguins' Phil Kessel (81) watch the puck land in the back of the net on a goal by Penguins' Evgeni Malkin, during the third period in Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
May 31, 2017 - 10:56 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Latest on Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final (all times local): 10:53 p.m. The floodgates are open in Pittsburgh. The Penguins lead 4-1 late in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final after a three-goal flurry in the first 3:18 of the third period against Nashville. That chased...
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Pittsburgh Penguins' Jake Guentzel, center, celebrates his goal against the Nashville Predators with Chris Kunitz, left, and Conor Sheary, right, during the first period in Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
May 31, 2017 - 9:25 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Latest on Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final (all times local): 9:25 p.m. Penguins center Nick Bonino is back for the second period of Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final after taking a puck to his left ankle or foot in the first. Bonino could not put weight on his left foot as he...
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Pittsburgh Penguins' Jake Guentzel, center, celebrates his goal against the Nashville Predators with Chris Kunitz, left, and Conor Sheary, right, during the first period in Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
May 31, 2017 - 9:14 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Latest on Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final (all times local): 9:10 p.m. The Penguins and Predators each have a goal as Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final is tied at the first intermission. Pontus Aberg scored for Nashville, which has 18 shots, and Jake Guentzel scored for...
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Nashville Predators head coach Peter Laviolette, rear, Cody McLeod, left, and Frederick Gaudreau, react during the third period in Game 1 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals against the Pittsburgh Penguins, Monday, May 29, 2017, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
May 30, 2017 - 12:44 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The first period of their first Stanley Cup Final game was a rough one for the Nashville Predators. They had a goal waved off. They fell behind 3-0 and looked overmatched at times. And then things settled down. Nashville dominated long stretches of the second and third periods,...
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Pittsburgh Penguins' goalie Matt Murray, center, lunges toward the puck as Nashville Predators' Vernon Fiddler, left, and Cody McLeod contend during the first period in Game 1 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Monday, May 29, 2017, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
May 29, 2017 - 11:39 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins rarely tested the hottest goaltender in the playoffs in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final against Nashville. They beat Pekka Rinne anyway. Rookie Jake Guentzel fired the puck past Rinne with 3:17 left in regulation to put the Penguins ahead to stay in a back-...
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Pittsburgh Penguins' goalie Matt Murray, center, lunges toward the puck as Nashville Predators' Vernon Fiddler, left, and Cody McLeod contend during the first period in Game 1 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Monday, May 29, 2017, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
May 29, 2017 - 11:35 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins rarely tested the hottest goaltender in the playoffs in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final against Nashville. They beat Pekka Rinne anyway. Rookie Jake Guentzel fired the puck past Rinne with 3:17 left in regulation to put the Penguins ahead to stay in a back-...
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Pittsburgh Penguins' goalie Matt Murray, center, lunges toward the puck as Nashville Predators' Vernon Fiddler, left, and Cody McLeod contend during the first period in Game 1 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Monday, May 29, 2017, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
May 29, 2017 - 11:21 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — 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 Cup Final on Monday night. Guentzel snapped an eight-game goalless drought to help the defending champions escape...
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Pittsburgh Penguins' goalie Matt Murray (30) defends the net against Nashville Predators' Vernon Fiddler (83) during the first period in Game 1 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals on Monday, May 29, 2017, in Pittsburgh. (Bruce Bennett/Pool Photo via AP)
May 29, 2017 - 10:55 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Latest on Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final (all times local): 10:52 p.m. Finally, a shot from the Penguins. Jake Guentzel broke a shot drought of 37:09 to give the Penguins a 4-3 lead on the Predators with 3:17 left in the third period of an unusual Stanley Cup Final opener...
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