Throngs of fans were cheering and trying to draw players’ attention with their shouts as the Pittsburgh Penguins begin their victory lap around downtown, celebrating their 2016 Stanley Cup championship.
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When the Pittsburgh Penguins won the Stanley Cup in 2009, a dynasty appeared to be in the offing. It didn’t quite work out that way.
Sidney Crosby has filled about the only hole left on his impressive resume.
Brian Dumoulin, Kris Letang and Patric Hornqvist scored and Matt Murray made 18 saves as the Penguins beat the San Jose Sharks 3-1 Sunday night in Game 6 to win the fourth Cup in franchise history.
No one needs to remind the San Jose Sharks about the difficulties of closing out a playoff series, how each missed opportunity can give confidence to the opponent and plant seeds of doubt in the leading team.
Early nerves got the better of the Pittsburgh Penguins, who had a chance to win the Stanley Cup at home. Admittedly unsettled at the outset of Game 5, they allowed the San Jose Sharks just enough of an opportunity to capitalize.
Martin Jones stopped everything. The seemingly endless barrage of shots the Pittsburgh Penguins threw his way.
Phil Kessel insists nothing has changed. Not his game. Not his attitude. Not the shape of his body or his commitment to winning.
Metallica’s James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett rocked out at “The Shark Tank” as the San Jose Sharks were introduced prior to Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final against the Pittsburgh Penguins.
There is no magic button, even if the correlation between Mike Sullivan’s deft attempts to a get player’s attention and that player almost immediately elevating his game is unmistakable.