STANLEY CUP PLAYOFF RECAP MAY 16 2017
LATE GOAL GIVES PREDATORS SERIES LEAD, EXTENDS HOME WIN STREAK
Ryan Ellis notched an assist on the tying goal early in the third period and Roman Josi scored the go-ahead marker with 2:43 remaining in regulation as the Predators extended their playoff home winning streak to 10 games to take a 2-1 lead in the Western Conference Final.
STANLEY CUP PLAYOFF MUSINGS
- When teams are tied 1-1 in a best-of-seven series in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, the winner of Game 3 holds an all-time series record of 205-99, including a 3-2 mark this postseason
- Corey Perry scored his 35th career postseason goal to tie Teemu Selanne (35) for second place on Anaheim’s all-time playoff list
- Predators forward Filip Forsberg tied the game with his sixth goal of the playoffs, one shy of tying the franchise record for goals in a single playoff year (Joel Ward: 7 in 2011)
- Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne allowed one goal against or fewer for the seventh time this postseason (7-0, 0.71 GAA, .974 SV%, 2 SO)
- The Vegas Golden Knights announced that the Chicago Wolves will serve as their AHL affiliate.
POILE, DORION, CHIARELLI NAMED FINALISTS FOR GM OF THE YEAR AWARD
David Poile of the Predators, Pierre Dorion of the Senators and Peter Chiarelli of the Oilers were named finalists for the NHL General Manager of the Year Award on Tuesday.
Voting was conducted among general managers, a panel of League executives, and print and broadcast media following the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The winner will be announced at the 2017 NHL Awards at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on June 21.
TUESDAY’S STANLEY CUP PLAYOFF RESULT
Home Team in Caps
NASHVILLE 2, Anaheim 1 – NSH leads 2-1
SNEAK PEEK AT WEDNESDAY’S ACTION
All Times Eastern
Pittsburgh @ Ottawa, series tied 1-1, 8 p.m.