Patric Hornqvist beat Pekka Rinne from alongside the net with 1:35 to play, and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Nashville Predators, 2-0, to win their second consecutive Stanley Cup in a controversial Game 6 on Sunday.
The 2016 Stanley Cup Finals start tonight, as the San Jose Sharks face the Penguins in Pittsburgh. Here’s a preview of what to expect in this year’s battle for the NHL’s championship.
Duncan Keith and Patrick Kane scored goals and goalie Corey Crawford was flawless in net, as the Blackhawks shut out the Tampa Bay Lightning, 2-0, in Game 6 of the 2015 Stanley Cup Finals in Chicago on Monday night. With the win, Chicago captured their third NHL championship in six seasons.
Bryan Bickell and Dave Bolland scored within 17 seconds of each other late in the third period, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Boston Bruins, 3-2, in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Finals on Monday night to win their second championship in four seasons.
Few hockey pundits would have predicted a Stanley Cup Final between the Los Angeles Kings and the New Jersey Devils. Yet, those two teams will meet for the 2012 Stanley Cup when their best-of-seven series begins on Wednesday in Newark, NJ. Here’s a preview of the 2012 Stanley Cup Finals.
So much for home ice advantage.
The Boston Bruins defeated the Vancouver Canucks, 4-0, on the Canucks’ home ice Wednesday night to win the Stanley Cup, the first time the franchise has claimed hockey’s holy grail since 1972.
I don't know if you're as big of hockey fan as I am, but I love it! Of course my team - The Dallas Stars - probably won't be going this year. Looks like The Kings are running the show yet again this year. Having watched the be so terrible for years and years, they deserve to have a few winning seasons...