Tag: NHL

Pittsburgh Penguins Will Visit White House, if Invited

Following their championship win, the Golden State Warriors did not immediately announce whether they would accept a White House invite to celebrate their title. However, the other team to win a major professional sports championship in the last few days wasted no time saying they would make the trip.

Jonathan Toews, Pekka Rinne

After Sweeping Chicago Blackhawks in Playoffs Nashville Predators Mascot Tells ESPN Analysts To Stick To ‘Social Issues’

The Chicago Blackhawks took home the Stanley Cup in 2015, taking the series 4 to 2 against the Tampa Bay Lightning and advanced through the playoffs, coming up short against the St. Louis Blues just last year. But, much to the surprise of ESPN’s prognosticators, this year the No. 8 seed Nashville Predators swept the Hawks right out of the series. And Gnash, the Predators’ mascot, isn’t about to let ESPN forget it.

Justin Williams, Dmitry Orlov

Capitals Beat Bruins 3-1 in Possible Playoff Preview

BOSTON (AP) — Kevin Shattenkirk scored the go-ahead goal 56 seconds after the Bruins tied it in the second period, and the NHL-leading Washington Capitals sent Boston to a season-ending 3-1 loss on Saturday that set up a potential first-round playoff matchup between the teams.

Watch: Lightning, Predators Brawl

Monday, the Nashville Predators and Tampa Bay Lightning were involved in a brief brawl after a big hit by Predators defender Ryan Ellis on Lightning right winger JT Brown. Ellis’ hit blindsided Brown, who immediately started punching the Predators defenseman. Players from

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On a Night of Riots, Blues and Blackhawks Fans Sing National Anthem Together

On a night when the same people who told us that we had to accept the election results no matter what chose to burn flags and launch massive protests across the country in response to Donald Trump’s victory over Hillary Clinton, a very unifying scene did in fact emerge in an environment not exactly known for tender and warm feelings.

Sidney Crosby

Stanley Cup Odds on All 30 NHL Teams

Despite winning back-to-back Stanley Cups, the Pittsburgh Penguins, who open the season tonight minus Sidney Crosby, do not enter the 2016-2017 campaign the favorites to win it all.

Tomas Hertl, Joe Pavelski, Joe Thornton

Four Things to Watch: A Stanley Cup Final Preview

The Stanley Cup Final matchup is set and about to get underway. This year, the San Jose Sharks will represent the West and the Pittsburgh Penguins will represent the East in the battle to see who will get to hoist Lord Stanley’s Cup.

John Scott, Patrick Kane

NHL Concussion Emails More Embarrassing Than Incriminating

A U.S. federal court in Minnesota, as part of an ongoing lawsuit over concussions in the NHL, unsealed a mountain of emails from and among league executives. There is a lot of information contained in the emails –not surprisingly, it’s not all flattering. What is surprising, however, is the raw, sometimes cavalier, manner in which league executives discussed head injuries and related issues.