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Caps defenseman Schmidt selected by Vegas in expansion draft

June 22, 2017 | WNST Staff

Pittsburgh goalie Marc-Andre Fleury was also selected by the new Golden Knights.

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Pittsburgh beats Nashville 2-0 for second straight Stanley Cup

June 12, 2017 | WNST Staff

Sidney Crosby is bringing the Stanley Cup back to Pittsburgh for a second consecutive year.

Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby (87) tangles with Nashville Predators' P.K. Subban (76) during the first period in Game 5 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Thursday, June 8, 2017, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Pittsburgh crushes Nashville 6-0 to take 3-2 Stanley Cup lead

June 09, 2017 | WNST Staff

The Penguins will have a chance to become the first franchise to win back-to-back Stanley Cups since Detroit in 1998.

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Nashville tops Pittsburgh 4-1 to even Stanley Cup Final at 2-2

June 06, 2017 | WNST Staff

Frederick Gaudreau scored the go-ahead goal 3:45 into the second period and Pekka Rinne made 23 often-spectacular saves.

Nashville Predators defenseman Mattias Ekholm (14), of Sweden, celebrates his goal against the Pittsburgh Penguins with defenseman Roman Josi (59), of Switzerland, during the third period in Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals Saturday, June 3, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Nashville routs Pittsburgh 5-1, pull within 2-1 in Stanley Cup Final

June 04, 2017 | WNST Staff

Roman Josi and Frederick Gaudreau scored 42 seconds apart in the second period.

Pittsburgh Penguins' Jake Guentzel, center, celebrates his goal against the Nashville Predators with Chris Kunitz, left, and Conor Sheary, right, during the first period in Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Pittsburgh takes 2-0 Stanley Cup lead with 4-1 win over Nashville

June 01, 2017 | WNST Staff

The defending champs needed just over three minutes at the start of the third period to turn Game 2 into a runaway.

Pittsburgh Penguins' Jake Guentzel, center, celebrates his goal against the Nashville Predators with Ian Cole, left, and Matt Cullen during the third period in Game 1 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals, Monday, May 29, 2017, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Guentzel’s goal lifts Pittsburgh by Nashville 5-3 in Game 1

May 29, 2017 | WNST Staff

Pittsburgh rookie Jake Guentzel beat Nashville’s Pekka Rinne with 3:17 left to put the Penguins ahead to stay.

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Should the Caps Blow it Up or Stay the Course?

May 29, 2017 | Ed Frankovic

Here’s an analysis of why the Caps lost to Pittsburgh and what they need to do to get past them in 2017-18

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Kunitz’s double-OT goal sends Pittsburgh back to Stanley Cup

May 26, 2017 | WNST Staff

Chris Kunitz beat Craig Anderson 5:09 into the second overtime to give the defending champions a 3-2 victory over Ottawa in Game 7.

Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby (87) scores on Ottawa Senators goalie Craig Anderson (41) during the first period of Game 5 in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Eastern Conference finals, Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J.Puskar)

Ottawa edges Pittsburgh to force deciding Game 7

May 23, 2017 | WNST Staff

Mike Hoffman scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third to give the Senators a 2-1 victory.