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Connor McDavid of Oilers has big night at NHL Awards

Wins Hart Trophy, Ted Lindsay Award, voted to First All-Star Team

by Tim Campbell @TimNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

LAS VEGAS -- Connor McDavid's breakout season was recognized with a hardware hat trick at the 2017 NHL Awards and NHL Expansion Draft presented by T-Mobile on Wednesday.

The Edmonton Oilers captain was the focal point for the League's celebration of the 2016-17 season when he was named winner of the Hart Trophy as the NHL player judged to be most valuable to his team, and the Ted Lindsay Award as the most outstanding player in the regular season as voted by the members of the NHL Players' Association.

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Erik Karlsson of Senators recovering from foot surgery

Ottawa defenseman, up for Norris Trophy at NHL Awards, hopes to be out of cast in August

by Tim Campbell @TimNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

LAS VEGAS -- Ottawa Senators captain Erik Karlsson is a one-of-a-kind talent in the NHL, nominated for the Norris Trophy for a third time as the League's top defenseman.

Karlsson, 27, was unique in another way on Tuesday. He was the only 2017 NHL Awards nominee in the interview room at the Encore Resort wearing one shoe.

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Expansion Draft

Marc-Andre Fleury, James Neal among best available for Golden Knights

NHL.com looks at top options by position for Vegas in Expansion Draft

by Tim Campbell @TimNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

Vegas Golden Knights general manager George McPhee has a lot to digest before he submits his list of 30 selections in the NHL Expansion Draft by 10 a.m. ET on Wednesday.

Those selections will be revealed at the 2017 NHL Awards and NHL Expansion Draft presented by T-Mobile in Las Vegas on Wednesday (8 p.m. ET; NBCSN, SN).

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Stanley Cup Final

Coach's analysis: Inability to finish scoring chances cost Predators

Former NHL assistant Perry Pearn believes missed opportunities, especially on power play, was difference against Penguins in Final

by Tim Campbell @TimNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

For additional insight into the Stanley Cup Final between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Nashville Predators, NHL.com has enlisted the help of Perry Pearn to break down the action from the Predators' perspective. Pearn will be checking in throughout the Final.

Pearn, 65, has worked 22 seasons as an NHL assistant with the Vancouver Canucks, Ottawa Senators, New York Rangers, Montreal Canadiens and Winnipeg Jets. He began his NHL career as an assistant in Winnipeg in 1995-96.

Pearn also has a gold medal as coach (1993) and two golds as an assistant (1990, 1991) for Canada at the IIHF World Junior Championship.

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Stanley Cup Final

Matt Cullen undecided on future after Penguins' Cup win

40-year-old center unsure if he'll retire from NHL after 19 seasons, three championships

by Tim Campbell @TimNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

NASHVILLE -- Center Matt Cullen said it was too early to decide whether he will retire from the NHL after winning his second straight Stanley Cup with the Pittsburgh Penguins on Sunday.

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Evgeni Malkin, Sidney Crosby win third championship with Penguins

Pittsburgh centers help defeat Predators in Final, combine for 55 points in Stanley Cup Playoffs

by Tim Campbell @TimNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

NASHVILLE -- Pittsburgh Penguins center Evgeni Malkin was more concerned with celebrating his third championship than sorting out historical context after the Penguins' Cup-clinching 2-0 victory against the Nashville Predators in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final at Bridgestone Arena on Sunday.

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Stanley Cup Final

Chris Kunitz of Penguins going for fourth Cup in Game 6

Forward would add championship with win against Predators

by Tim Campbell @TimNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

NASHVILLE -- On the eve of a chance to win the Stanley Cup for the fourth time, Pittsburgh Penguins left wing Chris Kunitz said patience and trust will be important before Game 6 of the Final against the Nashville Predators on Sunday (8 p.m. ET; NBC, CBC, SN, TVA Sports).

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Stanley Cup Final

Stanley Cup Final postcard: Pittsburgh

NHL.com Staff Writer Tim Campbell finds the city's Shadyside

by Tim Campbell @TimNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

PITTSBURGH -- In our bid during the 2017 Stanley Cup Final to find some authentic Italian food, we stumbled onto some authentic Pittsburgh as well.

Meet Jimmy Girasole, gregarious proprietor of Girasole, the innovative and authentic Italian restaurant in Pittsburgh's older but well-kept Shadyside neighborhood.

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Stanley Cup Final

Coach's analysis: Predators lack response in Game 5 loss

Former NHL assistant Perry Pearn says Penguins' forecheck hurt Nashville, is concerned about goalie Pekka Rinne

by Tim Campbell @TimNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

For additional insight into the Stanley Cup Final between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Nashville Predators, NHL.com has enlisted the help of Perry Pearn to break down the action from the Predators' perspective. Pearn will be checking in throughout the Final.

Pearn, 65, has worked 22 seasons as an NHL assistant with the Vancouver Canucks, Ottawa Senators, New York Rangers, Montreal Canadiens and Winnipeg Jets. He began his NHL career as an assistant in Winnipeg in 1995-96.

Pearn also has a gold medal as coach (1993) and two golds as an assistant (1990, 1991) for Canada at the IIHF World Junior Championship.

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Stanley Cup Final

Jake Guentzel of Penguins ties rookie record for playoff points

Forward gets assist in Game 5 of Stanley Cup Final against Predators

by Tim Campbell @TimNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

PITTSBURGH -- Pittsburgh Penguins forward Jake Guentzel tied the rookie record for points in one Stanley Cup Playoff with an assist in a 6-0 win against the Nashville Predators in Game 5 of the Cup Final on Thursday.

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