Will to Win: Penguins On Verge of Repeat

When Evgeni Malkin’s hockey career ends, perhaps he will have a future as a prognosticator. “We’ll use our speed and win the game,” Malkin said prior to Game 5. “It’s a good time to show your best game, beca...

Preds Re-Energizing the Cup Final

A week ago the Stanley Cup Final looked bleak, particularly for the Nashville Predators. They had succumbed to the reigning-champions with a crushing game 1 defeat and a lopsided Penguin decision in game 2. Eve...

Rinne, Nashville Bounce Back with 5-1 Win

For the Penguins, the plan was simple. Go into Nashville’s loud, hostile territory and get off to a quick start by playing smart, simple hockey. They did that, with a goal from Jake Guentzel – who else? – to...

Stanley Cup Finals X-Factors

So here we are. And then there were two. The last lap of the season. It's you know, the end. Whichever you decide to choose it's the Stanley Cup Final. An all-yellow affair, if you will. This year's hopefuls...

How They Got Here: Western Conference

With the Stanley Cup Finals due to begin in roughly a week, all eyes are on the main event as one of Anaheim, Nashville, Ottawa or Pittsburgh will conclude the season with the elusive 16th win in the postseason...