• Penguins ride maturity, resilience back to Stanley Cup Final

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin and Chris Kunitz stood shoulder to shoulder at center ice as midnight approached, crowd on its feet, Prince of Wales Trophy in hand. Another shot at the Stanley Cup in the offing.

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  • NHL royalty vs. the rowdy neighbors in Stanley Cup Final

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins kept getting by even as their star players kept skating off the ice in pain. Even as the targets on their back as Stanley Cup champions kept getting bigger. Even as Columbus and Washington and Ottawa kept pushing and prodding, poking and pinching.

  • Fisher rejoins Predators at practice, questionable for Final

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Predators captain Mike Fisher said Thursday he feels a lot better and his goal is to be available during the Stanley Cup Final that begins next week.

  • Hoffman’s goal helps Senators beat Penguins to force Game 7

    OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Mike Hoffman scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period to give the Ottawa Senators a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday night and force a decisive Game 7 in the Eastern Conference Finals.

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

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — 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.

  • Desperate Ottawa tries to avoid elimination by Penguins

    OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Guy Boucher has typically kept his team off the ice on off-days during the postseason. Not Monday.

  • Preds win from ousting Ducks to reach 1st Stanley Cup Final

    NASVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators don’t have their top center, and their captain is day to day with an upper-body injury.

  • Penguins strike early, rout Senators 7-0 to take 3-2 lead

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins coach Mike Sullivan calls it “getting to our game.”