Roman Josi

Penguins end Predators magical postseason run

The Predators' amazing, improbable playoff run finally is over.

After capturing the hearts of Nashville's country music stars and tens of thousands more in and around Music City, Nashville's season ended at the hands of the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-0 in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final.

P.K. Subban, brought over from Montreal in last summer's blockbuster swap of All-Star defensemen, said the loss stings and will for a while. Then he made another bold promise, not all that different from his guarantee of a Game 3 win that proved true.

"We're going to be back here again next year," Subban said. "We've got a lot of guys who are coming into their own. ... I...