Tag: NHL Playoffs

My Top 5 | Playoff Points Leaders

By: Chris Lomon

The 2017 Stanley Cup has been decided as the Pittsburgh Penguins skated away with hockey’s ultimate team trophy for the second straight season and fifth time overall. There were plenty of prime time performances throughout the Playoffs, including these five players who topped the charts in points.

June 13, 2017

Patric Hornqvist | Playoff Performer of the Night

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Patric Hornqvist, once a member of the Nashville Predators, scored the game-winning goal late in Game 6 on Sunday night that lifted the Pittsburgh Penguins to back-to-back Stanley Cup championships.

June 12, 2017

Phil Kessel | Playoff Performer of the Night

By: Nadia Vocaturo

A three-point night by Phil Kessel, as part of a 6-0 win over the Nashville Predators Thursday, helped the Pittsburgh Penguins move within one win from repeating as back-to-back Stanley Cup champions.

June 9, 2017

Top 5 | Nashville Predators Game-Changers

By: Chris Lomon

Down two games to one in the Stanley Cup Final, the Nashville Predators delivered their second straight home win to even the series, as the scene now shifts to Pittsburgh for Game 5 on Thursday.

June 6, 2017

Make Room for Frederick Gaudreau

By: Chris Lomon

Whether it’s in the Nashville home dressing room or on the ice, Frederick Gaudreau just can’t help be the centre of attention.

June 6, 2017

Pekka Rinne | Playoff Performer of the Night

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Pekka Rinne was outstanding in Game 4, making 23 saves to backstop the Nashville Predators’ 4-1 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins Monday night, tying the Stanley Cup Final at 2-2.

June 6, 2017

Roman Josi | Playoff Performer of the Night

By: NHLPA Staff

As the Stanley Cup Final moved to Nashville for Game 3 Saturday night, the Predators knew they had to put forth a strong effort to get back in the series.

June 4, 2017

Nick Bonino Doing What it Takes

By: Chris Lomon

He didn’t record a point or hear his name called as one of the stars in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final, but Nick Bonino still found a big way to earn top marks from his head coach and teammates.

June 1, 2017

Matt Murray | Playoff Performer of the Night

By: Nadia Vocaturo

In a 4-1 win for the Pittsburgh Penguins Wednesday night that gave them a 2-0 series lead in the Stanley Cup Final, one thing was made clear – Matt Murray is having a rookie season for the ages.

June 1, 2017

Jake Guentzel | Playoff Performer of the Night

By: NHLPA Staff

On a night when his team had a paltry 12 shots on net, Jake Guentzel made sure his only one was a big one.

May 30, 2017

Chris Kunitz | Playoff Performer of the Night

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Chris Kunitz punched the Penguins’ second consecutive trip to the Stanley Cup Final after scoring the double-overtime game-winner in a 3-2 win for the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Final.

May 26, 2017

Craig Anderson | Playoff Performer of the Night

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Craig Anderson's season continues to culminate as one of his most impressive to date after the netminder turned aside 45 shots in a 2-1 win for the Ottawa Senators to force Game 7 in their Eastern Conference Final against the Pittsburgh Penguins.

May 24, 2017

Colton Sisson Rises to the Occasion

By: Chris Lomon

With a trip to the Stanley Cup Final on the line, Colton Sissons, playing on Nashville’s top unit alongside Filip Forsberg and Pontus Aberg came through in a big, big way.

May 23, 2017

My Top 5 | Steve Duchesne

By: Chris Lomon

Steve Duchesne carved out a reputation as a highly effective offensive defenceman over 1,113 NHL regular season and 121 playoff games. In this edition of My Top 5, the undrafted blueliner serves up his views on what a defenceman can do to boost their team’s post-season fortunes.

May 23, 2017

Colton Sissons | Playoff Performer of the Night

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Colton Sissons helped Nashville make history Monday by completing a hat trick with the game-winning goal in a 6-3 win over the Anaheim Ducks that sent the Predators to their first ever Stanley Cup Final.

May 23, 2017

Carter Rowney | Playoff Performer of the Day

By: Nadia Vocaturo

It's been a year of firsts for Carter Rowney, who notched three assists to help the Penguins to a 7-0 win in Game 5 of their Eastern Conference Final against the Ottawa Senators in Pittsburgh Sunday.

May 21, 2017

Pontus Aberg | Playoff Performer of the Night

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Pontus Aberg scored his first career Stanley Cup Playoffs goal in style with the game-winner in the Nashville Predators' 3-1 victory over the Anaheim Ducks Saturday night to give them a 3-2 series lead in the Western Conference Final.

May 21, 2017

Corey Perry | Playoff Performer of the Night

By: Nadia Vocaturo

They don't call him "Scorey Perry" for nothing.

May 19, 2017

Marc Methot | Playoff Performer of the Night

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Marc Methot contributed on the offensive end for the Ottawa Senators in a 5-1 win of Game 3 of their Eastern Conference Final against the Pittsburgh Penguins Wednesday night.

May 18, 2017

Ondrej Kase | Playoff Performer of the Night

By: NHLPA Staff

In just his fifth career Stanley Cup Playoffs game, Ondrej Kase came through with the game-tying goal in a 5-3 comeback win for the Anaheim Ducks in Sunday's Game 2 of their Eastern Conference Final against the Nashville Predators.

May 15, 2017