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'Hockey Night in Canada Punjabi' celebrates Penguins

Announcer who had 'Bonino, Bonino, Bonino!' call attends Pittsburgh victory parade

by Pat Pickens @Pat_Pickens / NHL.com Staff Writer

Singh recreates classic goal call

Harnarayan Singh, "Bonino,Bonino,Bonino,Nick Bonino"

Hockey Night Punjabi play-by-play commentator Harnarayan Singh recreates one of the most memorable calls in the 2016 Stanley Cup Final

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Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby was the Conn Smythe Trophy winner as most valuable player of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, but Harnarayan Singh and the "Hockey Night in Canada Punjabi" team contributed to several of the postseason's most memorable moments.

Singh and the crew from OMNI Television's Punjabi-language broadcasts are in Pittsburgh for the Penguins' championship parade Wednesday, and he got to deliver his most famous call of the playoffs to the Penguins with the Stanley Cup on hand.

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Sharks confident they have another deep run in them

San Jose disappointed after losing Cup Final, but believes it can return next season

by Eric Gilmore / NHL.com Correspondent

SAN JOSE -- Now that the San Jose Sharks have reached the Stanley Cup Final for the first time, they can't wait to get back and write a better ending.

One day after their season ended with a 3-1 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 6 at SAP Center, the Sharks were still reeling from coming up short of winning the Stanley Cup. But they're also optimistic after making such a deep run.

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Sharks built for another long spring

After reaching Stanley Cup Final for first time, there is plenty of optimism in San Jose

by Eric Gilmore / NHL.com Correspondent

SAN JOSE -- One year after missing the Stanley Cup Playoffs, the San Jose Sharks made the Stanley Cup Final for the first time in their 25-year history.

The Sharks lost to the Pittsburgh Penguins in six games in the Cup Final, but under coach Peter DeBoer they proved to themselves and the rest of the NHL that they have the skill and mental toughness to go deep in the playoffs.

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Rutherford's solutions led Penguins to Cup

Roster overhaul, Sullivan hiring sparked Pittsburgh to championship

by Dan Rosen @drosennhl / NHL.com Senior Writer

SAN JOSE -- Ideas and potential solutions to the Pittsburgh Penguins' issues were discussed when Jim Rutherford met with co-owners Mario Lemieux and Ron Burkle days before he was hired to be the team's general manager two years ago.

"We had a meeting and they kind of gave me an overview of what they thought of the team," Rutherford said. "I told them how I would fix it. I did."

Yes he did. Quickly.

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Penguins parade set for Wednesday

Celebration to honor Stanley Cup champions to run through downtown Pittsburgh

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A parade for the 2016 Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins will take place Wednesday in downtown Pittsburgh, the city and Allegheny County announced Monday

The parade will begin on Grant Street at Liberty Avenue at 11:30 a.m. ET, move up Grant Street, and turn right onto the Boulevard of the Allies before concluding at the intersection of Boulevard of the Allies and Stanwix Street, the same route used when the Penguins won the Stanley Cup in 2009.

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Presentation of Cup still magical for its keepers

Pritchard, Campbell relish opportunity to hand off trophy to victors

by Dave Stubbs @dave_stubbs / NHL.com Columnist

All dressed up with nowhere to go. Except to California, where it would party into the wee hours of Monday in a San Jose hotel ballroom, the guest of honor of the Pittsburgh Penguins.

And let it be said the Stanley Cup can hold its champagne.

The Stanley Cup and the Conn Smythe Trophy were ready for presentation to the Penguins in Pittsburgh last Thursday. But it took until Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final, played at SAP Center in San Jose on Sunday, before they came into public view, both presented to Penguins captain Sidney Crosby by NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman.

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Behind The Numbers

Comparing Penguins to recent Stanley Cup champions

Numbers show scoring depth, goaltending, special teams powered Pittsburgh to title

by Rob Vollman / NHL.com Columnist

With a fantastic 24-game run, the Pittsburgh Penguins won the Stanley Cup after defeating the San Jose Sharks 4-2 in Game 6 of the Cup Final at SAP Center on Sunday. How do their numbers compare to those of other recent champions? 

A statistical comparison to the previous 10 teams to win the Cup reveals the Penguins achieved their success with scoring depth, high shot volumes, consistent goaltending and effective special teams despite low shooting percentages, mediocre third-period play, and spending too much time in the defensive zone. 

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Penguins' Stanley Cup win celebrated on Twitter

Supporters from Pittsburgh revel in team's first championship since 2009

by Pat Pickens @Pat_Pickens / NHL.com Staff Writer

The Pittsburgh Penguins are the Stanley Cup champions after a 4-2 win against the San Jose Sharks in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final on Sunday, and some of Pittsburgh's most famous supporters took to social media to celebrate the Penguins' first championship since 2009.

Actor Joe Manganiello already has his championship hat and T-shirt, and posted this picture of him, his brother Nicholas and niece Gia celebrating.

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Veteran Cullen plays significant role in Penguins run

Forward wins second Stanley Cup of career after almost calling it quits before season

by Dan Rosen @drosennhl / NHL.com Senior Writer

SAN JOSE -- One of Matt Cullen's kids was whacking him in the leg with a Pittsburgh Penguins' flag. The other two were pretend sword-fighting with their flags.

"It doesn't get any better," Cullen said as he was getting smacked in the leg by his youngest son Joey. "You can't beat it. Nothing better. Words can't describe it."

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Penguins' Daley receives Stanley Cup first

Defenseman's ankle injury, trip home to see ailing mother factored in Crosby's decision

by Tom Gulitti @tomgulittinhl / NHL.com Staff Writer

SAN JOSE -- Trevor Daley never gave up on getting on the ice during the Stanley Cup Final.

The 32-year-old defenseman technically didn't make it back until after the Cup Final was over, but his persistence paid off with a moment that will become a lifetime memory.

After the Pittsburgh Penguins clinched the fourth championship in their history with a 3-1 victory against the San Jose Sharks in Game 6 at SAP Center on Sunday, captain Sidney Crosby decided to hand the Stanley Cup to Daley first.

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