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Pittsburgh Penguins pick up controversial victory over Nashville Predators to win Stanley Cup

Pittsburgh Penguins pick up controversial victory over Nashville Predators to win Stanley Cup

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Stanley Cup is going back to Pittsburgh. Former Nashville forward Patric Hornqvist broke a scoreless tie at 18:25 of the third period Sunday night as the Penguins successfully defended their Stanley Cup championship with a 2-0 victory over the Predators in Game 6 of the Final at Bridgestone Arena. It was the fifth postseason goal for Hornqvist, who deflected the puck off netminder Pekka Rinne from behind the goal line at the right post after Justin Schultz's wide shot. Nashville challenged the goal for goalie interference, but it was upheld after a brief review. Carl Hagelin scored his second of the playoffs into an empty net at 19:46 to seal it. The sellout crowd, already upset by a Predators goal being nullified early in the second period, showered the ice with to...