PITTSBURGH ROLLS PAST NASHVILLE IN GAME 5 OF STANLEY CUP FINAL | PITTSBURGH ROLLS PAST NASHVILLE IN GAME 5 OF STANLEY CUP FINAL

stanley cup 2017PITTSBURGH ROLLS PAST NASHVILLE IN GAME 5 OF STANLEY CUP FINAL

By Marc Auker

This one wasn’t even close. The Pittsburgh Penguins put on a show Thursday night as they dominated the Nashville Predators 6-0. The PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania housed a sold-out crowd that hoped for a home-ice win. The Penguins gave the fans what they wanted by way of a dominant win and a lead in the best-of-seven series, 3-2. Continue reading

THE CATFISH TOSS: THE TOTALLY REAL TRADITION IN NASHVILLE | THE CATFISH TOSS: THE TOTALLY REAL TRADITION IN NASHVILLE

stanley cup 2017THE CATFISH TOSS: THE TOTALLY REAL TRADITION IN NASHVILLE

By Marc Auker

Perhaps the most unique hockey town in America has arguably the most unique tradition: the catfish toss. The Nashville Predators’ participation in this year’s Stanley Cup Finals against the Pittsburgh Penguins has brought Nashville into the national spotlight; and this spotlight has highlighted one of the most bizarre (and controversial) traditions in all of sports. Continue reading

STANLEY CUP IN HIGH HEELS: TONIGHT’S GAME NEWS | STANLEY CUP IN HIGH HEELS: TONIGHT’S GAME NEWS

stanley cup 2017STANLEY CUP IN HIGH HEELS: TONIGHT’S GAME NEWS

STAMFORD, Conn. – June 5, 2017P.K. Subban and the Nashville Predators attempt to even the 2017 Stanley Cup Final at two games apiece tonight, when they host Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 4 at 8 p.m. ET on NBC. The Penguins lead the series 2-1. Pre-game coverage begins at 6 p.m. ET on NBCSN with a special two-hour edition of NHL Live. Continue reading

HOCKEY IN HIGH HEELS: STANLEY CUP GAME 3 NEWS | HOCKEY IN HIGH HEELS: STANLEY CUP GAME 3 NEWS

stanley cup 2017HOCKEY IN HIGH HEELS: STANLEY CUP GAME 3 NEWS

STAMFORD, Conn. – June 2, 2017 – The Nashville Predators host their first-ever Stanley Cup Final game in franchise history on Saturday night at 8 p.m. ET on NBCSN, when P.K. Subban and the Preds face off against Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 3. The Penguins lead the series 2-0. Pre-game coverage begins tomorrow at 6 p.m. ET on NBCSN with a special two-hour edition of NHL Live. Continue reading

HOCKEY IN HIGH HEELS: MEET YOUR STANLEY PLAYOFF TEAMS—PITTSBURGH PENGUINS | HOCKEY IN HIGH HEELS: MEET YOUR STANLEY PLAYOFF TEAMS—PITTSBURGH PENGUINS

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The final stretch for the Stanley Cup is finally here! We have the Pittsburgh Penguins vs. the Nashville Predators in what is bound to be one of the most interesting face offs in years. As I’ve been doing with the NFL teams, here is a bit of history for the Pittsburgh Penguins, who won game one this past Monday.  Continue reading

STANLEY CUP IN HIGH HEELS: GAME ONE HIGHLIGHTS | STANLEY CUP IN HIGH HEELS: GAME ONE HIGHLIGHTS

stanley cup 2017STANLEY CUP IN HIGH HEELS: GAME ONE HIGHLIGHTS

STAMFORD, Conn. – May 29, 2017– NBC Sports began exclusive coverage of its 12th consecutive Stanley Cup Final tonightwith Game 1 on NBC, featuring the Nashville Predators and Pittsburgh Penguins. Despite being outshot 26-12, the Penguins won Game 1 by a score of 5-3, as Jake Guentzel broke a 3-3 tie with 3:17 remaining in the third period, and Nick Bonino scored an empty net goal with 1:02 left in the game. Continue reading

STANLEY CUP IN HIGH HEELS: WHAT TO EXPECT | STANLEY CUP IN HIGH HEELS: WHAT TO EXPECT

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STANLEY CUP IN HIGH HEELS: WHAT TO EXPECT

STAMFORD, Conn. – May 28, 2017Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins begin their quest to become the first repeat Stanley Cup champions in nearly 20 years tomorrow night at 8 p.m. ET on NBC, when they host P.K. Subban and the Nashville Predators in Game 1 of the 2017 Stanley Cup Final. Pre-game coverage begins at 6 p.m. ET on NBCSN with a two-hour edition of NHL Live. Continue reading

HOCKEY IN HIGH HEELS: PENGUINS VS. SENATORS GAME 7 | HOCKEY IN HIGH HEELS: PENGUINS VS. SENATORS GAME 7

senators vs penguinsHOCKEY IN HIGH HEELS: PENGUINS VS. SENATORS GAME 7

STAMFORD, Conn. – May 24, 2017 – For the second consecutive season, the Eastern Conference Final will be decided in a winner-take-all Game 7 tomorrow night at 8 p.m. ET on NBCSN, when Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins host Erik Karlsson and the Ottawa Senators with a trip to the 2017 Stanley Cup Final at stake. Continue reading

HOCKEY IN HIGH HEELS: SENATORS VS. PENGUINS 5/23 | HOCKEY IN HIGH HEELS: SENATORS VS. PENGUINS 5/23

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STAMFORD, Conn. – May 23, 2017Sidney Crosby and the defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins can advance to their second consecutive Stanley Cup Final with a Game 6 win against Erik Karlsson and the Ottawa Senators tonight at 8 p.m. ET on NBCSN. Pittsburgh leads the Eastern Conference Final 3-2. Pre-game coverage on NBCSN begins at 7 p.m. ET with NHL Live. Continue reading