Your browser does not support iframes. As underdogs, the Predators came up a few games short of winning the Stanley Cup last year. With a proven Pekka Rinne in net this year, Nashville looks like a favorite to win it all.
A Stanley Cup could be a Conn job for Predators’ Pekka Rinne
Nashville goalie is the favorite to be playoff MVP as Stanley Cup final begins. Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne leads every major statistical category for goalies in the 2017 NHL playoffs. (Mark Humphrey / The Associated Press) By Mark ZwolinskiSports reporter Sat., May 27, 2017 The Conn Smythe Trophy field gets smaller with each day. Pittsburgh
Predators’ Pekka Rinne is only playing to win
1d – NHL PEKKA RINNE +1 more Scott Burnside, NHL Writer NASHVILLE — When the Nashville Predators were dispatched in the first round of the playoffs last season by eventual Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks, it was both a cautionary tale about the false guarantees of a strong regular season and a reminder of the fleeting nature of greatness.
Khabibulin Reflects on Decade Since Lightning Cup Win
CHICAGO — Nikolai Khabibulin doesn’t go out of his way to watch replays of his 2003-04 Stanley Cup run with the Lightning. But if he is sitting at home watching the NHL Network and the highlights come on “and I have nothing to do,” Khabibulin will watch and remember “it was a lot of fun.”
Makarov bests former QMJHL mate
By Daniel Nugent-Bowman, The StarPhoenix Andrey Makarov was one of the biggest reasons the Saskatoon Blades shocked the heralded Halifax Mooseheads 5-2 Sunday in their second Memorial Cup round robin game. However, the 29-save performance by the Blades goaltender wasn’t the least bit astonishing to Stefan Fournier. Fournier, the Mooseheads captain, and Makarov were teammates