Leading up to Monday’s Game 1, Puck Daddy is previewing every facet of the Stanley Cup Final between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Nashville Predators — on the ice and off the ice. The Pittsburgh Penguins have a chance to become the first time in 19 years to win back-to-back Stanley Cup champions. This used to happen all the time in the dynasty years – four straight form the Montreal Canadiens begot four years of the New York Islanders begot four Cups in five years for the Edmonton Oilers begot back-to-back Cups from the Mario Lemieux Penguins.
Political differences aside, Nova Scotia's major party leaders can find common ground on a few fronts: They all enjoy political non-fiction, locally tailored suits and the province's beaches. Both Liberal Stephen McNeil and the NDP's Gary Burrill kept it simple, however, when it came to their culinary favourites.
The NHL will play an outdoor game at a U.S. service academy for the first time when the Washington Capitals host the Toronto Maple Leafs at the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, next season. Two people with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Saturday that the Capitals and Maple Leafs will meet March 3 at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. The league has explored doing games at the Army's home at West Point and at the Air Force Academy.