THE 2017 PITTSBURGH PENGUINS CHAMPIONSHIP WINNING TEAM
The Pittsburgh Penguins become the second team to win Back-To-Back Stanley Cup Championship Rings since the Detroit Red Wings won this title in 1997-1998.
At this time, the Penguins again needed 6 games to win the National Hockey League Championship and the Stanley Cup. As a result, the team knocked off the Nashville Predators, 4-2, to earn the Championship Ring.
Once again, Sidney Crosby took home the Conn Smythe Trophy as the Most Valuable Player in the playoffs. After all, further solidifying his greatness to the hockey world.
The Pittsburgh Penguins also made history in 2017. Becoming the first team to win Back 2 Back Stanley Cups. In the event that the salary cap was introduced to the league as a means of evening out the playing field.
WHEN DID THE PITTSBURGH PENGUINS WIN THEIR FIRST STANLEY CUP CHAMPIONSHIP RING?
Not only, the Penguins won their Stanley Cup Championship Ring in 2016, but also winning Back 2 Back Championship Ring in 2017.
- 1991: Defeated Minnesota North Stars, 4-2
- 1992: Defeated Chicago Blackhawks, 4-0
- 2009: Defeated Detroit Red Wings, 4-3
- 2016: Defeated San Jose Sharks, 4-2
- 2017: Defeated Nashville Predators, 4-2
THE NHL SEASON IS LIKE NONE OTHER
82 games in the regular season followed by 4 rounds of grueling playoff hockey.
In particular, all with one goal in mind: Winning the NHL Playoffs and the Championship Ring that comes with it.
There is no better way to recognize such hard work and sacrifice over the course of a season.
Additionally, the 2017 Pittsburgh Penguins Stanley Cup Championship Ring speaks for itself.
Congrats to the Pittsburgh Penguins on the great season and the great Hockey Championship Ring that comes with it!