Stanley Cup Finals

Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (35) looks back to find a shot by Pittsburgh Penguins' Jake Guentzel in the goal during the third period of Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Pittsburgh. Penguins' Sidney Crosby, right, passed the puck to Guentzel. The Penguins won 4-1. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
June 03, 2017 - 2:56 am
Through two games of the Stanley Cup Final, the Pittsburgh Penguins have been badly outshot, lost the majority of faceoffs and had the puck far less than the Nashville Predators. Yet, they lead the series two games to none, following a familiar script. The Penguins frustrated the Columbus Blue...
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Nashville Predators head coach Peter Laviolette leads a practice Friday, June 2, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. The Predators are scheduled to face the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals Saturday. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
June 02, 2017 - 6:15 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Pittsburgh center Nick Bonino was wearing a walking boot on his left foot and using crutches Friday, raising the possibility that he will not play in Nashville in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final. Penguins coach Mike Sullivan said the veteran has a lower-body injury and will...
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Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) and forward Kevin Durant react after scoring against the Cleveland Cavaliers during the first half of Game 1 of basketball's NBA Finals in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, June 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
June 01, 2017 - 10:49 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on Game 1 of the NBA Finals Thursday night (all times local): 7:45 p.m. Whatever got said in the Golden State locker room at halftime worked. The Warriors opened the second half of Game 1 of the NBA Finals on a 13-0 run, opening up a 73-52 lead over Cleveland early...
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Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) dunks against the Cleveland Cavaliers during the first half of Game 1 of basketball's NBA Finals in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, June 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
June 01, 2017 - 10:09 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on Game 1 of the NBA Finals Thursday night (all times local): 7:10 p.m. Kevin Durant can dunk. And he is doing it often. Durant has six dunks in the first 20 minutes of Game 1 of the NBA Finals, and his Warriors have 38 of their first 55 points inside the paint...
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Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) dunks against the Cleveland Cavaliers during the first half of Game 1 of basketball's NBA Finals in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, June 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
June 01, 2017 - 9:28 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on Game 1 of the NBA Finals Thursday night (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Draymond Green picked up two fouls in the first 4-1/2 minutes. This is not the start to Game 1 of the NBA Finals that Golden State wanted. After long layoffs for both sides after the conference...
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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver speaks at a news conference before Game 1 of basketball's NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, June 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
June 01, 2017 - 8:39 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on Game 1 of the NBA Finals Thursday night (all times local): 5:35 p.m. NBA fan Adam Silver wants to see more competition in the league. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver is applauding how Golden State and Cleveland have made it to the NBA Finals for the third...
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Pittsburgh Penguins' Evgeni Malkin (71) celebrates his goal against Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (35) during the third period in Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
June 01, 2017 - 12:28 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — By coach Peter Laviolette's math, the Nashville Predators have been pretty good for all but 10 minutes of the Stanley Cup Final. It's not much. Unless you're playing the Pittsburgh Penguins. Then it's way too much. The defending Stanley Cup champions needed just over three minutes...
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Pittsburgh Penguins' Evgeni Malkin (71) celebrates his goal against Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (35) during the third period in Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
May 31, 2017 - 11:49 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins kept Pekka Rinne plenty busy this time. Too busy for Rinne and the rest of the Nashville Predators to keep up with the surging defending Stanley Cup champions. Jake Guentzel, Scott Wilson and Evgeni Malkin scored 3:18 apart early in the third period as the...
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Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne, left, and Pittsburgh Penguins' Phil Kessel (81) watch the puck land in the back of the net on a goal by Penguins' Evgeni Malkin, during the third period in Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
May 31, 2017 - 10:56 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Latest on Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final (all times local): 10:53 p.m. The floodgates are open in Pittsburgh. The Penguins lead 4-1 late in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final after a three-goal flurry in the first 3:18 of the third period against Nashville. That chased...
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Pittsburgh Penguins' Jake Guentzel, center, celebrates his goal against the Nashville Predators with Chris Kunitz, left, and Conor Sheary, right, during the first period in Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
May 31, 2017 - 9:25 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Latest on Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final (all times local): 9:25 p.m. Penguins center Nick Bonino is back for the second period of Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final after taking a puck to his left ankle or foot in the first. Bonino could not put weight on his left foot as he...
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