The 2017-18 NHL schedule isn’t due out for a few weeks. But Golden Knights majority owner Bill Foley gave a little tease for the team’s first ROOT SPORTS Rocky Mountain telecast.
The Golden Knights officially announced Tuesday a multiyear TV deal with ROOT SPORTS, though separate negotiations will be required to get the network on Cox Cable and CenturyLink Prism.
Different players just keep stepping up for the Nashville Predators, and now their magical postseason run has an even bigger destination: the franchise’s first trip to the Stanley Cup Final.
Triphahn Community Center & Ice Arena sits about 35 miles west of Chicago and serves as practice and training facility for the American Hockey League affiliate to the NHL expansion Vegas Golden Knights.
The regional sports network is available throughout the Rocky Mountain region into the Northwest and gives the team an extended coverage area.
Dominant from the opening faceoff to the final whistle, the Penguins moved within one game of a return trip to the Cup final by overwhelming the Senators with wave after wave of pressure, the kind that became the club’s trademark during its sprint to a fourth championship last spring.
The Predators moved to the brink of their first Stanley Cup Final with a 3-1 victory over the Anaheim Ducks to take a 3-2 series lead Saturday night.
More than 1,300 youth ages 5-15 were scheduled to take part in, “Sticks For Kids,” street hockey clinics on Saturday and Sunday, where all participants will go home with a free stick and ball.
Matt Murray was back — and so was Sidney Crosby. Crosby had a goal and an assist, Murray made 22 saves in his first start of the playoffs and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Ottawa Senators 3-2 on Friday night to even the Eastern Conference finals at 2-2.
Corey Perry’s shot deflected in off Nashville defenseman P.K. Subban’s stick 10:25 into overtime, and the Ducks snapped the Predators’ 10-game home playoff winning streak with a 3-2 victory Thursday night that evened the Western Conference finals at 2-2.