Roman Josi

Penguins go for the Stanley Cup while Predators try to prolong their remarkable season

Penguins go for the Stanley Cup while Predators try to prolong their remarkable season

Greetings from Bridgestone Arena. The Stanley Cup will be in the house Sunday night because the Pittsburgh Penguins, who hold a 3-2 lead over the Nashville Predators in the best-of-seven Cup Final series, can win their second straight NHL title with a victory Sunday night. If the Predators win at home — where they’re 9-1 in the playoffs — the Cup will go to the winner of Game 7 on Wednesday at Pittsburgh. The Penguins are trying to become the first team to win the Cup two seasons in a row since the Detroit Red Wings did it in 1997 and 1998.

It’s not clear whether defenseman Ryan Ellis will play Sunday, when the Predators will face elimination for the first time in their surprising...

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