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October 6, 2022

Penguins Claim 4th Stanley Cup Title

By Josh Dubow (AP) – A turnaround season for the Pittsburgh Penguins ended with Sidney Crosby once again holding the Stanley Cup. Crosby set up Kris Letang’s go-ahead goal midway through the second period and the Pittsburgh Penguins won the fourth Stanley Cup in franchise history by beating the San Jose Sharks 3-1 in Game 6 of the final Sunday night. ”It wasn’t easy getting here, especially the way things started out,” Crosby said. ”The first half wasn’t easy and I think everyone just stuck together, kept going and found some momentum there in March and continued to keep it going.”…

Pittsburgh One Win Away From Stanley Cup

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Bounce-back performances from two key players moved the Pittsburgh Penguins to the brink of winning the Stanley Cup. Evgeni Malkin scored his first goal of the series and Matt Murray made 23 saves after a shaky Game 3 to lead the Penguins to a 3-1 victory over the San Jose Sharks Monday night for a 3-1 series lead in the Stanley Cup Final. Malkin woke up after being held pointless in the first three games of the series by setting up Ian Cole’s goal to open the scoring. He added one of his own on the power…