The best current articles on the topic Hockey in USA Hockey 144 144 Logo Penguins vs. Lightning: Game 6 Score and Twitter Reaction from 2016 NHL Playoffs Pittsburgh Penguins head coach Mike Sullivan made a wise choice. Sullivan elected to go with rookie goaltender Matt Murray on Tuesday in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Final, and the youngster rewarded him with a 5-2 victory on the road over the Tampa Bay Lightning at Amalie Arena. The series is now tied at three games apiece and will shift back to Pittsburgh for a decisive Game 7. The ... Wed, 25 May 2016 05:19:57 GMT Lightning vs. Penguins: Game 6 Live Score, Highlights for 2016 NHL Playoffs Penguins 1, Lightning 0 (1st Period) Phil Kessel got the Penguins on the board first on a deflection during a 5-on-3 power play to give the Penguins a 1-0 lead over the Lightning. Keep it locked right here for live updates.Read more news on Wed, 25 May 2016 01:43:30 GMT Penguins 5, Lightning 2 | Series tied, 3-3: Penguins Top Lightning to Send Eastern Conference Finals to Game 7 Sidney Crosby scored with 26 seconds to go in the second period to put Pittsburgh up by 3-0, and the Penguins withstood two straight goals by host Tampa Bay’s Brian Boyle to even the series. Wed, 25 May 2016 05:58:24 GMT Behind the Beard: Sharks D-Man Brent Burns Is Full of Quirky Contradictions SAN JOSE, Calif. — Brent Burns isn't having such a fun time answering reporters' stock questions on a recent off day in the Western Conference Final. "OK, let's go, I only got a few minutes before I gotta do something else," Burns tells the first reporter to approach his locker at the San Jose Sharks' practice facility. In just a few seconds, a huge crowd has formed around him, and... Wed, 25 May 2016 07:36:00 GMT Kevan Miller, Bruins Agree to New Contract: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction The Boston Bruins and defenseman Kevan Miller agreed to a four-year contract worth $10 million Tuesday, according to his agent, Peter Fish. of WEEI reported the news. Miller, 28, had 18 points (five goals, 13 assists) in 71 games played in 2015-16. Read more news on Tue, 24 May 2016 20:54:50 GMT Penguins' Big Guns Firing on All Cylinders Makes Them Favorites in ECF Game 7 If all players perform to their potential, there's little doubt how the series between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Tampa Bay Lightning will conclude. With all due respect to the Lightning—a good team that remains just one win away from a second consecutive appearance in the Stanley Cup Final—they don't have nearly the firepower of the Penguins, or the number of game-breakers. Again, when... Wed, 25 May 2016 06:13:13 GMT NHL Playoffs 2016: Latest Stanley Cup Scores and Predictions The Pittsburgh Penguins live to fight another day with a 5-2 Game 6 win on Tuesday over the Tampa Bay Lightning in Tampa. The San Jose Sharks have an opportunity to be the first team to punch its ticket to the Stanley Cup Final with a win over the St. Louis Blues in Game 6 of the Western Conference Final on Wednesday night. Let's take a look at how both series got to where they are: ... Wed, 25 May 2016 13:00:00 GMT NHL Teams with the Best Draft Records Since 2006 With the 2016 draft only a month away, it's worthwhile to spotlight several clubs that have successfully used the draft to build their rosters. Tampa Bay Lightning stars Nikita Kucherov and Ondrej Palat are just a couple of notable draft selections to blossom into stars. Producing a number of picks who become long-term NHL players is just part of the equation. Individual skills and... Tue, 24 May 2016 23:29:12 GMT