ST. LOUIS — Former NHL winger Craig Berube has been hired as an associate coach in St. Louis along with two others, completing the Blues‘ staff under coach Mike Yeo. Berube, who played for five teams during his 17-year NHL career, spent last season as the head coach of the American Hockey League’s Chicago Wolves.
The Tampa Bay Lightning got the young defenseman they have been looking for, acquiring Mikhail Sergachev from the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday in exchange for highly skilled forward Jonathan Drouin. The teams announced the deal about 48 hours before the NHL’s trade freeze prior to the Vegas Golden Knights’ expansion draft. According to TSN, the
PITTSBURGH — The Steelers got a championship surprise on the final day of minicamp. Pittsburgh Penguins forward Nick Bonino carried the Stanley Cup onto the Steelers practice field after the Thursday session ended, prompting a rowdy response from players. Bonino then took the Cup to greet coach Mike Tomlin, who studied the details of the
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Phil Housley still remembers high-fiving Sabres fans at Memorial Auditorium in opening his Hall of Fame career in Buffalo during the 1980s. Now, Housley is looking forward to bringing that type of excitement back to Buffalo — this time as the Sabres‘ head coach. Some 35 years to the day since the
11:48 PM ET Paul GrantESPN.com Close Deputy editor at ESPN.com Six years at The Sporting News Also worked at Consumer Reports, Ottawa Sun, Peterborough Examiner, Toronto Sun Author of “Baptism by Ice” NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Pekka Rinne made 23 saves, including at least three to keep his team in the game, as the Nashville Predators
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Mike Fisher‘s birthday present will have to wait. Country music superstar Carrie Underwood said she didn’t get Fisher — her husband and the Nashville Predators‘ captain — anything for his 37th birthday on Monday. She’s hoping Fisher can celebrate his birthday on another day — with the Stanley Cup if the Predators
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — While facing the media following the announcement from the National Hockey League that his 1984-85 Edmonton Oilers had been voted the greatest team in league history, Wayne Gretzky suddenly fielded a question from an unexpected source. After sneaking onto the platform as Gretzky and former teammate Paul Coffey faced the media, Charles
A United States District judge on Monday granted the NHL’s motion to dismiss the wrongful death lawsuit filed against the league by the parents of Derek Boogaard, who died of an overdose in 2011. Boogaard, a defenseman who played for the Minnesota Wild and New York Rangers, died at age 28 of an accidental overdose
The home team has won the first three games of the Stanley Cup Final for the second year in a row, meaning the Pittsburgh Penguins know the task ahead of them as they prepare for Game 4 on Monday night in Nashville. A year ago, the Penguins opened the finals with two wins at home
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Coach Peter Laviolette has a message for Predators fans attending Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final: Don’t throw anything onto the ice. Five catfish, several towels, a stuffed penguin and a cowboy hat hit the ice Saturday night in the Predators‘ 5-1 win over Pittsburgh, which pulled Nashville within 2-1 in
Pittsburgh Penguins forward Jake Guentzel needs two more goals to break Dino Ciccarelli‘s single-season rookie playoff goal-scoring record, and the former Minnesota North Stars forward is rooting for it to happen. Ciccarelli scored 14 goals in the 1981 postseason, helping the North Stars reach the Stanley Cup Final, where they lost to the New York
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — When NHL veteran Vernon Fiddler heard on Feb. 4 that the New Jersey Devils had traded him to the Nashville Predators, a variety of thoughts went through his head. With the Devils struggling on their way to a last-place finish in the Metropolitan Division, the trade afforded the 37-year-old forward one more
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Down early Saturday night in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final, desperately needing a win against the defending-champion Pittsburgh Penguins, the offensive floodgates opened for the Nashville Predators. The onslaught consisted of five goals over 27:19 in Nashville’s emphatic 5-1 win that cut Pittsburgh’s lead in the best-of-seven series to 2-1.
Jun 4, 2017 Paul GrantESPN.com Close Deputy editor at ESPN.com Six years at The Sporting News Also worked at Consumer Reports, Ottawa Sun, Peterborough Examiner, Toronto Sun Author of “Baptism by Ice” NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Two goals within 42 seconds in the second period turned the tide and brought the Nashville Predators back into the