Mayor promises Stanley Cup parade, but plans unclear so far

Posted June 27, 2017

See a full gallery from the sixth and final game below.

Patric Hornqvist scored with 1:35 left and Matt Murray made 27 saves for his second consecutive shutout as the Penguins became the NHL's first team in almost two decades to repeat as champions following a 2-0 win against the Nashville Predators in Game 6 on Sunday night. They added an empty-net goal with 13.6 seconds left to win the game 2-0.

The Boston University product finished with four goals and three assists in 21 playoff games, including two goals in Game 1 of the Cup Final. Everybody cares and we obviously wanted to lift the Cup this year but it didn't happen.

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According to league official rules, members of the winning team are allotted 100 off-season days, including the team's parade, sponsors, and a day or so with each player and the team's staff, with the Stanley Cup to do with it as they wish.

Nashville's Ascend Amphitheater is illuminated in gold in support of the Predators during Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Finals.

With the victory, the Penguins clinched the best-of-seven championship 4-2 to win the franchise's fifth Stanley Cup.

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Penguins captain Sidney Crosby, who was awarded the Conn Smythe Trophy as the most valuable player of the playoffs, said his team had worked hard to keep improving with each game.

"He's the guy who can capture the hearts of so many people just by the way he plays, with the passion and tempo of his game", said teammate Chris Kunitz. (Marc-Andre Fleury), throughout that whole Washington series.

How about rookie goalie Matt Murray? Instead of starting a new Stanley Cup, they chose to replace rings about every 13 years.

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