Pittsburgh wins 2nd straight Stanley Cup title

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Pittsburgh wins 2nd straight Stanley Cup title

The 37-year-old center can become an unrestricted free agent July 1.

" 'We knew it was going to be tough all year, but we just tried to keep with it, ' Crosby said".

The Stanley Cup is returning to Pittsburgh after Patric Hornqvist scored the go-ahead goal on a bad-angle shot with 95 seconds left in a 2-0 win over the Nashville Predators in Game 6. It's why Pittsburgh has gone from a city in which you might struggle to find a street hockey game 30 years ago to one that now churns out NHL players. On Monday, the idea of giving up something that has been with him for almost four decades suddenly wasn't so certain.

"I'm kind of one of the newer bandwagon fans, so to speak", said Chad Tucker of Shelbyville, who added that it's hard to be disappointed.

"I don't think there's any doubt ..."

"He's just an example to follow", Letang said. Nashville finished the series going 0 of 8 on the power play over the final two games. That total was 907 games by the end of the regular season, and among active National Hockey League players, he was the leader in the dreaded category of most games played without a playoff appearance. Me and Matt did it together for the playoffs. He'd never been to a game until this year, when he shelled out thousands of dollars to take his family to the playoffs. "We're still young, still hungry and of course we want more". That's for sure. He's an absolute joy to be around, and we'd all like all the children to be around, but this is his profession. "That's 100 per cent up to Sid, and if he were to decide to do something and he asked me to help, them I'd definitely help him". Then, in 2014, he won both again. That's sport. Like I said, this team never gave up. "He was done. That was it". The friends I made in the stands were priceless.

"I was hanging out, and he came over", Murray recalled. Getting back to the Final, and winning, will be even harder. Sports leagues, including the NHL, will always have to deal with the human element. Several children in jerseys excitedly waited for autographs from their favorite players and coach Mike Sullivan emerged from the plane hoisting the Stanley Cup.

Rinne seemed to acknowledge that Sunday by saying he viewed the Predators' run to the Stanley Cup Final as "a once in a lifetime opportunity".

I'll have a reflection about Fleury's Pittsburgh career in a later post.

Dumoulin was a second-round draft pick by the Hurricanes in 2009. He thought about the lessons from Rod Brind'Amour and fellow St. Cloud State Husky Bret Hedican in Carolina.

Another teammate, Logan Couture, said it was "fun" to watch Crosby up close and lauded his vision, play with and without the puck and ability to burst into open space.

Rainnie said numerous people who drop in during the summer months are American tourists off cruise ships.

Three of the top 10 markets for Game 6 of the final were in Tennessee, with Knoxville sitting third (10.7) and Memphis coming in at No. 10 (5.4). And with 33 points in 40 games with the Penguins, he was on pace to finish second behind Auston Matthews in rookie scoring.

That nullified the goal and sent the sellout crowd, which by one unofficial count chucked eight catfish on the ice during the evening, into a frenzy.

"I think this one was harder than past year", said Rutherford. You think about that your whole life. "When there are decisions that have to be made, you'd rather make them proactive rather than reactive". They are living and dying with every game. They found a way to overcome and win. "It's impossible not to be emotional".

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