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Stanley Cup 2017: Pittsburgh Penguins beat Nashville Predators to retain title

The Pittsburgh Penguins retained the NHL’s Stanley Cup with a 4-2 series win over the Nashville Predators. A 2-0 victory in Nashville sealed the best-of-seven series as they claimed the trophy for a fifth time in six final appearances. Patric Hornqvist gave the Penguins the lead with 95 seconds left, and Carl Hagelin scored into an empty net. Victory meant they became the first team to retain the title since the Detroit Red Wings in 1998. Penguins captain Sidney…

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Coach’s analysis: Predators lack response in Game 5 loss

Former NHL assistant Perry Pearn says Penguins’ forecheck hurt Nashville, is concerned about goalie Pekka Rinne For additional insight into the Stanley Cup Final between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Nashville Predators, NHL.com has enlisted the help of Perry Pearn to break down the action from the Predators’ perspective. Pearn will be checking in throughout the Final. Pearn, 65, has worked 22 seasons as an NHL assistant with the Vancouver Canucks, Ottawa Senators, New York Rangers, Montreal Canadiens and Winnipeg…

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Sin City bookies will battle “courtsiding” live bettors at Las Vegas Raiders games

Live betting has been going on in Las Vegas at UNLV games for years and will get the ultimate test with the NHL’s Golden Knights before the Raiders come to town in 2020. So picture this scenario: It’s a Sunday afternoon in September 2020, and the Las Vegas Raiders are playing their first regular season game at a gleaming new stadium just off the Strip. The retractable roof is closed, of course, because it’s 100 freaking degrees outside! But…

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Predators top Penguins in Game 4 to tie Stanley Cup Final

Pekka Rinne makes 23 saves to help Nashville to second straight win NASHVILLE — Pekka Rinne showed he’s back on top of his game by making 23 saves for the Nashville Predators in a 4-1 win against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final at Bridgestone Arena on Monday. “You always have ups and downs, you try to stay even keeled,” Rinne said. “I don’t want to really look back yet. I mean we have…

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Predators cruise to Game 3 win against Penguins, first in Cup Final

Score five goals in row, Pekka Rinne makes 27 saves NASHVILLE — The Nashville Predators got their first Stanley Cup Final win Saturday, 5-1 in Game 3 against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Bridgestone Arena. Nashville lost the first two games of its first Cup Final in Pittsburgh. Game 4 of the best-of-7 series is here Monday. “I think it’s for sure saying that we’re here to play,” Predators defenseman Mattias Ekholm said. “We’re not out of this by any…

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Stanley Cup: Pittsburgh Penguins take 2-0 lead over Nashville Predators

Pittsburgh Penguins scored three goals in the final period to beat Nashville Predators 4-1 and take a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven Stanley Cup final. Nashville took the lead at PPG Paints Arena through Pontus Aberg, before Jake Guentzel levelled for the hosts. After a goalless second period, Guentzel scored again before two goals inside 15 seconds - from Scott Wilson and Evgeni Malkin - sealed victory. Guentzel has now scored 12 play-off goals in his rookie season. The…

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Ten need-to-know NHL betting notes for the Stanley Cup final

* Don’t count on your sweep bet paying off. There hasn’t been a four-game Stanley Cup final since 1998, when the Detroit Red Wings blitzed the Washington Capitals. Strangely enough, that capped a four-year run of Stanley Cup sweeps. Pittsburgh is listed at +900 to win via sweep according to SportsInteraction, while a Nashville sweep pays at +1,700. * Think teams that play more playoff games are at a disadvantage in the final? Think again. Teams that enter the…

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Stanley Cup Final matchup to watch: Predators defence vs. Penguins offence

For teams to successfully navigate the Stanley Cup Playoffs they need to find a way to fend off two separate opponents at the same time: the team they’re actually going up against, and the injury bug that’s trying to eat away at their lineup depth. The manifestation of that grind will be on display in this year’s Stanley Cup Final, with the Penguins and Predators both coming into the series battered, bruised, and injury-ridden. What could’ve potentially been an…

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Ranking every player on the Penguins and Predators Stanley Cup finals rosters

The Stanley Cup finals between the Nashville Predators and Pittsburgh Penguins promise to be a fast-paced, hard-hitting, entertaining series between a pair of well-coached teams. It will feature two of the greatest players of all time (Pittsburgh’s Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin) facing Conn Smythe Trophy favorite Pekka Rinne and a swarming Predators defense led by P.K. Subban and Roman Josi. Here’s a player-by-player ranking of each team’s playoff roster heading into Game 1 on Monday night (8 ET)…

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