Stanley Cup Playoffs

May 25, 2017 - 10:40 pm
NBA PLAYOFFS Cavs in verge of advancing BOSTON (AP) — Barring a major collapse, the Cleveland Cavaliers will be taking on the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals for the third consecutive year. The Cavaliers had a 115-80 lead over the Celtics with under six minutes left in Boston. The Cavs were...
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May 25, 2017 - 8:38 pm
NHL-STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS Game 7 tonight in Pittsburgh PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins and Ottawa Senators are on the ice for Game 7 of the NHL's Eastern Conference finals. The game was tied with about five minutes left in the first period. The Senators stretched the series to the limit by...
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FILE - In this April 13, 2017, file photo, Nashville Predators right wing Viktor Arvidsson, center, celebrates his goal against the Chicago Blackhawks with defenseman Mattias Ekholm (14) and center Filip Forsberg during the first period in Game 1 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series in Chicago. The Predators have six Swedes on their playoff roster, part of a growing trend that featured 79 skaters and 10 goalies from Sweden during the regular season with 40 playing in at least one game this postseason. (AP Photo/David Banks, File)
May 25, 2017 - 3:44 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Filip Forsberg is having quite the spring for the Nashville Predators, setting franchise records with his eight goals and 15 points. He's tied the team mark with at least a point in seven straight games. Pontus Aberg scored the game-winning goal to put Nashville up 3-2 in...
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Anaheim Ducks goalie Jonathan Bernier kneels on the ice as Nashville Predators' Filip Forsberg (9), of Sweden, and Pontus Aberg (46), of Sweden, celebrate a goal by teammate Colton Sissons, not shown, during the third period in Game 6 of the Western Conference final in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Monday, May 22, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. Sissons had a hat trick as the Predators won 6-3 to win the series 4-2 and advance to the Stanley Cup Finals. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
May 25, 2017 - 1:08 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Filip Forsberg is having quite the spring for the Nashville Predators, setting franchise records with his eight goals and 15 points. He's tied the team mark with at least a point in seven straight games. Pontus Aberg scored the game-winning goal to put Nashville up 3-2 in...
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Ottawa Senators goalie Craig Anderson (41) takes a moment to celebrate his team's victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins following game six of the Eastern Conference final in the NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoffs in Ottawa on Tuesday, May 23, 2017. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP)
May 24, 2017 - 6:30 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Craig Anderson is a realist, the byproduct of 15 years playing the most demanding position in the NHL. The Ottawa goaltender would like to chalk his 45-save masterpiece in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals against Pittsburgh up to his own brilliance. He knows that's not...
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Ottawa Senators defenseman Dion Phaneuf (2), Senators goalie Craig Anderson (41) and Ottawa Senators defenseman Marc Methot (3) celebrate after defeating the Pittsburgh Penguins in game six of the Eastern Conference final in the NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoffs in Ottawa on Tuesday, May 23, 2017. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP)
May 24, 2017 - 1:14 am
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Craig Anderson and the Ottawa Senators bounced back nicely two days after a blowout loss put them on the brink of elimination. Anderson stopped 45 shots, Mike Hoffman scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period and the Senators beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1...
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Ottawa Senators defenseman Dion Phaneuf (2), Senators goalie Craig Anderson (41) and Ottawa Senators defenseman Marc Methot (3) celebrate after defeating the Pittsburgh Penguins in game six of the Eastern Conference final in the NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoffs in Ottawa on Tuesday, May 23, 2017. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP)
May 23, 2017 - 11:55 pm
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. Hoffman fired a slap shot through traffic off a pass from...
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May 23, 2017 - 3:41 am
PIRATES-BRAVES Adams hits 2-run HR to power Braves past Pirates, 5-2 ATLANTA (AP) — Matt Adams hit a two-run homer in his second start since being traded to Atlanta, Ender Inciarte had a career-high five hits and the Braves beat Gerrit Cole and the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-2 on Monday night. Brandon...
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Nashville Predators fans celebrate after Game 6 of the Western Conference final against the Anaheim Ducks in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Monday, May 22, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. The Predators won 6-3 to advance to the Stanley Cup Championship. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)
May 23, 2017 - 2:13 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators, the final team into the NHL playoffs, are headed to the first Stanley Cup Final in franchise history. Coach Peter Laviolette insists they won't just be happy to be there either. "Our guys know the big picture," Laviolette said. "They understand what...
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Nashville Predators players and coaches pose with NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly and the Campbell Bowl after winning Game 6 of the Western Conference final against the Anaheim Ducks in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Monday, May 22, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
May 23, 2017 - 12:26 am
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. Colton Sissons scored his third goal with 6:00 left, and the Predators eliminated...
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