They also became the NHL's first repeat champion since Detroit did it 19 years ago.
With the Pittsburgh Penguins winning the Stanley Cup on Sunday night after a game six win over the Nashville Predators, they will have names inscribed on what some say is the best trophy in all of sports. He entered the game with a three-game point streak, including three assists in a 6-0 win in Game 5 on Thursday. Everybody cares and we obviously wanted to lift the Cup this year but it didn't happen.
Penguins captain Sidney Crosby, who was awarded the Conn Smythe Trophy as the most valuable player of the playoffs, said his team had worked hard to keep improving with each game. And Murray, who came back from injury and replaced Marc-Andre Fleury for Game 3 in the Eastern Conference final, played his best when it mattered the most.
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The London Metropolitan Police is considering filing criminal charges against the company, including manslaughter charges. The number of people to have died, including those classed as missing presumed dead, remains at 79.
The Pittsburgh Penguins will return to their home city late Monday with the Stanley Cup trophy in tow, but fans will have to wait until later this week to pay tribute to the back-to-back National Hockey League champions with a victory parade.
About a minute into the second period, Filip Forsberg took a wrist shot that Penguins goalie Matt Murray got a piece of, but ended up sneaking underneath his arm and dribbling towards the goal line.
He took over for the injured Marc-Andre Fleury a year ago and led the Penguins all the way to the championship. Per ESPN Stats & Info, he is the first person to close out the Stanley Cup Final with back-to-back shutouts since 1952.