The 2016 Stanley Cup Final is set.
Bryan Rust (Notre Dame) scored both
Pittsburgh goals on Thursday night as the
Penguins edged the visiting Tampa Bay Lightning, 2-1, in Game 7 to claim the
Eastern Conference. One night earlier, Joe Pavelski ( Wisconsin) tallied the game-opening goal and
Joel Ward (PEI) added two more scores as the host San Jose Sharks eliminated
the St. Louis Blues, 5-2, and won the Western Conference in six games.
Game One of the Stanley Cup Final will be held Monday night in
The Penguins have won three Cups (1991, 1992, 2009) in four all-time Final
appearances, and were runners-up in 2008. The Sharks, who came into existence during the Penguins inaugural
championship run, are seeking their inaugural NHL title after a quarter-century
of play. Pittsburgh