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Pittsburgh mayor wins Famous Fans league of NHL Bracket Challenge

Bill Peduto emerges victorious thanks to Penguins' second straight championship

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Bill Peduto and his constituents celebrated the Pittsburgh Penguins second straight Stanley Cup championship, which buoyed Peduto to victory in the Famous Fans league of the NHL Bracket Challenge.

Peduto was one of four in the 73-person field to successfully predict the Penguins would win their second straight championship. He finished with 260 points, finishing 20 points ahead of NBC football analyst Mike Florio and 29 ahead of the defending champion Manganiello brothers.

When informed of his victory, Peduto angled for a bubble-hockey table for city hall.

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The winner of the Bracket Challenge, and a trip to the 2017 NHL Awards, was the account "2017 Cup Champs," who finished with a whopping 389 of a possible 404 points.

The Penguins' six-game Stanley Cup Final series win against the Nashville Predators also made Peduto a winner in his wager against Nashville mayor Megan Barry. Peduto should be receiving a basket of Nashville goodies at some point this week.

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