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Sissons' goal sends Predators to 1st Cup Final

With the game tied in the third period, Calle Jarnkrok sets up Colton Sissons for the go-ahead goal in Nashville's eventual 6-3 win over Anaheim. The Predators close out the series in six games.


Colton Sissons' hat trick and Pekka Rinne's dazzling performance in net paced the Predators to a Game 6 win and earned them their first Stanley Cup finals berth in franchise history. The Preds did it with tenacity, discipline and speed, not to mention a little old-fashioned good goaltending and tight special teams. The winner of the Eastern Conference better have not only their dance shoes on for the speed, but also keep their heads up for the Preds locomotive. Even without their top two centers, this team is not to be denied. And that Nashville crowd …

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During the first period of Game 6 of the NHL Western Conference finals, Anaheim's Nick Ritchie checks Nashville's Viktor Arvidsson from behind and receives a five-minute major for boarding and a game misconduct.

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Crosby leads Pens' Game 5 barrage.

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