Pittsburgh mayor Bill Peduto tweeted late Sunday that it was "time to plan a parade" after the Penguins shut out the Nashville Predators 2-0 in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Finals to clinch their second consecutive championship.
A Carl Hagelin empty-netter sealed the win for Pittsburgh, making the Pens the first team to defend the title since the Detroit Red Wings in 1997-98.
After an incredible run in the playoffs to the eventual title of Western Conference Champions, the city is working to plan a celebration for the Nashville Predators following their first Stanley Cup Final appearance. Penguins captain Sidney Crosby was named the Conn Smythe Trophy victor for the second consecutive postseason.
Layla Hilton (left) and Kaelyn Daniels proudly represent the Predators in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Finals. "We had a lot of injuries and things like that".Читайте также: Taimen And Walleye's Specs Revealed
Forget a golden anniversary: The Penguins will cap their 50th season with their names on the most famous silver cup in sports - again.
The Penguins will be the last team placed on the bottom ring of the Cup, according to The Hockey News, which means in 2018, a new ring will be added to the cup.
According to Sportsnet, he joins Mario Lemieux and Bernie Parent as the only players to win the award in back-to-back years.
And it's the second championship in 18 months for coach Mike Sullivan, who has yet to lose a playoff series since taking over after Mike Johnston was sacked. "And so he's done it in all different venues, whether it be the National Hockey League and Stanley Cups to the World Cup to the Olympics". Nashville made the playoffs as the 16th-best team in the regular season before knocking off Chicago, St. Louis and Anaheim.При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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