When: Thursday, June 8, at 8 p.m. ET. This postseason, they rank first and second in Relative Corsi For percentage among the six Penguins defenders now playing, yet are fourth and sixth in ice time. The Pittsburgh coaching staff apparently has very little faith in Streit since he's played in just three postseason games. It means everything to me right now. "That's why you fight all year for home-ice advantage, because you feel confident in your home rink and you know you can get the job done". "There's not too many guys who can do that coming right out of the shoot and I think everybody fed off that a bit as far as alright, we're going to be aggressive and try to go get it". We had a clincher previous year at home and we didn't get it done.
The trade was a major salary dump for the Leafs who would later begin their rebuild, but for the Penguins it landed them a major offensive asset in Kessel.
Subban, who claimed Crosby was complaining about Subban's breath during a Game 3 run-in, just kind of sat there and took it. Crosby set up the first goal by Pittsburgh 91 seconds into the game Thursday night.
Everything that followed from that moment on was just window-dressing, preparation for Sunday's sixth game, when the Stanley Cup will be in the Bridgestone Arena, there for the taking if Pittsburgh can find a way to earn a road victory. The Penguins goalie, who had allowed nine goals combined in the last two games, rebounded by stoppihng all 24 shots for his second shutout of the playoffs. Still, it lessens the overall depth of the Pittsburgh lineup and allows the Preds two clean matchups - with Josi and Ellis guarding Crosby, who was a force in Game 4.
On the third try of the decade, the Nashville Predators finally defeated the Chicago Blackhawks in the first round of the National Hockey League playoffs this spring. Crosby's eventful night included becoming the franchise's all-time leading scorer in the Stanley Cup Final, a two-minute roughing penalty for trying to dribble Nashville defenseman P.K. Subban's head on the ice near the end of the first period and an flip of a water bottle onto the ice during play.
But at home in Nashville he rebounded from those shaky efforts to stop 50 of the 52 shots he faced to improve to 9-1 at home in this season's playoffs.
Pittsburgh extended it's lead 5:12 later courtesy of a backhander from Bryan Rust. A goose egg in the win column that will obviously have to change if the Preds are to capture their first ever Stanley Cup. The team directed fans to watch the pivotal game in the 2-2 series on screens outside. "Two teams that skate well up and down the ice", Rinne said Wednesday from the team hotel. "It's nearly a selfish thing", Wilson, who had two goals and four points in 12 games, said Thursday prior to Game 5. "We've proven that we can and we have in the past, and there's a lot of confidence that we will in a couple days".
The Predators outscored the Penguins 9-1 in the past two games. "For us, this is our home, and putting the show together is about music and current events, and it all collided last night in our city, so we had to tell that story".
The Predators are hardly blaming Rinne for their predicament. "We need to do it again to win another game".
On Thursday, Daesh's Amaq news agency released a video allegedly showing the coalition use of white phosphorus in Raqqa. Held by IS since 2014, Raqa emerged as a key hub for the jihadists' operations in Syria, neighbouring Iraq, and beyond.
A VR Systems spokesperson did not respond to a question about which California counties had contracts with the company. The NSA memo notes that it is unknown whether these phishing emails successfully compromised any of the target emails.
For Monday , expect mostly cloudy skies as well as a chance (about 50 percent) of showers and thunderstorms after 9 a.m. Mid-Michigan residents might meet the day today with showers but skies are predicted to be partly sunny.
With the number-one ranking and the prospect of a first Grand Slam title on the line, it was Halep who grasped the opportunity. But 20 years ago, he said Thursday, he came to Roland Garros hoping "to win one match".
I for one am loving the suspense and I'm very curious to see who will rise to the occasion and take this opportunity by the horns. The 25-year-old Halep will tackle Ukraine's fifth seed Elina Svitolina for a semi-final place.
Griffiths felt Scotland had done themselves proud, despite not being able to hold on for what would have been a famous win. Scotland's Leigh Griffiths scores his first goal from a free kick at Hampden Park in Glasgow on Saturday.
White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Friday the decision by the White House counsel's office hasn't been made yet. Mark Warner, the top Democrat on the Senate intelligence committee, said on CNN's "State of the Union" on Sunday.
So that's good what they've got going on, all that good (expletive) you just said, but I've got all Oakland behind me, though. I see him working with local youths in Oakland long after the Raiders move to Las Vegas.
The election campaign has been largely focused on national security in the wake of Britain's third major terror attack this year. But the Foreign Secretary dismissed the idea that cuts to police numbers could be responsible, despite jibes from Labour.
Warriors set to make their claim as NBA's best ever
After blowing a 3-1 NBA Finals lead last season, Warriors All-Star Draymond Green didn't just get mad: he took action. Irving and James each played about 45 minutes on the court, leaving them worn out when it mattered most .
Battlefront 2 full Theed multiplayer video from EA Play
From what we can see in the trailer, there will be some college ball in Longshot including OR and Texas, both part of the NCAA. There's not much to go on, but EA is leaving it to Microsoft to share more about Anthem during their show tomorrow afternoon.
Bill Maher apologises for N-word slur: 'I did a bad thing'
Other guests on Friday's show included rapper and actor Ice Cube , with the roundtable consisting of David Gregory, former Rep. This week, Bill Maher faced a tidal wave of criticism for his usage of a racial slur during a recent episode of Real Time .
Apple unveils an Amazon Echo competitor
Apple has finally unveiled its answer to Amazon's and Google's smart speakers slash digital assistants - and it's called HomePod . Google, meanwhile, previewed new speaker features such as hands-free phone calling during its software conference last month .
Patty Jenkins still not signed for 'Wonder Woman 2'
With Jenkins now a proven commodity, she could potentially demand a much higher payday to come back for another film. And if all of that wasn't enough, in 2012, Zehner wrote a 70-page report on why Wonder Woman deserved her own movie.
This is us: Earliest fossils of our species found in Morocco
But given their modern-looking face and teeth, Hublin said, these people may have blended in today if they simply wore a hat. The human species roamed Africa 300,000 years ago, according to new research that pushes back human origins by 100,000 years.
Sen. Graham on Healthcare Bill: 'We're Stuck'
In any case, there are a number of steps to go before any Obamacare replacement reaches President Donald Trump's desk. A spokesman for Paul said the senator hopes the bill "can be improved in the days ahead and is keeping an open mind".
OECD Sees World Economic Growth At 6-year High
The Finance Ministry said on Wednesday that the OECD presented the projection in its latest global economic outlook . Global growth remains below long-term averages, however, and wages are not yet growing as much as hoped.
Apple unveils Indian prices of new iPads and Macs
To give its Mac OS powered desktop a premium appeal, Apple has slightly tinkered with the characteristic design of the iMac range. Apple said the computer is the most powerful Mac it has ever built, with the latest and most powerful processors on the market.