The hero who finally solved Nashville's netminder in Game 6, Hornqvist buried the victor with 1 minute and 35 seconds left in regulation of Sunday's 2-0 win.
Carl Hagelin broke away and showed his patented burst to score an empty net goal as the Predators pulled Rinne in a last-ditch effort to force Game 7, sealing the 2-0 win and yet another title for Pittsburgh.
Rinne had 27 saves on 28 shots, losing for just the second time on home ice in the playoffs.
The Detroit Red Wings were the last team to win back-to-back championships in 1997 and 1998. The Penguins are the first to do it in the salary-cap era.
Mario Lemieux said Sidney Crosby "just might" do it when he passed the torch to his protege in 2006 and it's official now: there's a new emperor Penguin in Pittsburgh. "So I know there's things that we can do that can support our goaltender better". Hainsey had been the National Hockey League player with the most games played (907) without a playoff appearance until this spring. "To be able to accomplish it is a great feeling".
The NHL's season finale between the Penguins and Predators lived up to expectations.
Crosby went on to record three assists on the team's first five goals in a 6-0 romp to become Pittsburgh's all-time leading scorer in Stanley Cup Finals.
Crosby took the Cup from NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman before handing the trophy off to veteran defenseman Ron Hainsey who passed it to veteran forward Matt Cullen, who may have played his final game at the age of 40. "I feel fortunate, but I also understand how hard it was so you just want to try to make the best of it".
Quick whistle: The Predators believed Colton Sissons gave them a 1-0 lead early in the second period.
Since the play did not involve an offside nor a possible goalie interference, there was nothing the Predators could challenge on the play. That's more points than games they won that postseason.
The expansion Vegas Golden Knights, at 200-1, are the biggest longshots to win next year's Stanley Cup.
"I had to say that's one of the most special moments in my life", said Murray, who called Fleury a "special person" and mentor. These playoffs were a war of attrition on both sides, finally won by a game and determined Penguins, led by the game and determined Crosby.
Brief Scores: Australia 277/9 ( Travis Head 71 not out, Aaron Finch 68, Steve Smith 56, Mark Wood 4/33, Adil Rashid 4/41). Rain interrupted the Group A Champions Trophy cricket match between England and Australia at Edgbaston here on Saturday.
The Maute has been blamed for a bomb attack that killed 15 people in southern Davao city , Duterte's hometown, last September. He is on Washington's list of most-wanted terrorists with a $5 million reward for information leading to his capture.
Other U.S. officials have said Qatar has already taken some steps to reduce terror funding but that the steps are insufficient. Tillerson is calling on Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain to immediately ease their b.
Another commenter, laferney Road kid, wrote, "they no longer hand out those magic feathers.[so] happy that elephants don't fly". The singing geese at Disneyland's It's a Small World attraction have a firm alibi during the time of the attack.
Featuring next-generation Intel Xeon processors up to 18 cores, iMac Pro is created to handle the most demanding pro workflows. The whole new Apple iMac 2017 lineup comes with the latest Intel processors and a markedly improved graphics department.
File Photo: Protestors gather outside the Wells Fargo's corporate campus in New York City on October 6, 2016. The march then left Hollywood and proceeded towards the Gay Pride festival grounds in West Hollywood.
Continuous opposition from members of the House of Lords on Brexit negotiations led Theresa May to take this step. Rather than an official coalition, the partnership is likely to be on an issue by issue basis.
His teams set numerous records at East Carolina, and his success continued as Oklahoma's offensive coordinator. The college football world may have been shocked, but some of Stoops' peers weren't stunned by the timing.
In recent months, the Taliban have captured several districts in Helmand and put provincial capital Lashkar Gah under pressure. The U.S. military in a statement apologized for the deaths and said the incident was under investigation.
And she starts with a built-in disadvantage on the map: New Jersey has 2 million registered Democrats to 1.2 million Republicans. Trump's unpopularity. "This campaign - our campaign - is about making New Jersey affordable for everyone", Guadagno said.
Smarter Siri and More Updates Arriving with iOS 11
The card can be used to send money to others on your device, make purchases with Apple Pay and transfer the funds to your bank. This means that you won't have to switch Control Center screen to adjust Apple Music volume and reduce the screen brightness.
Apple unveils an Amazon Echo competitor
The top of the HomePod includes integrated touch controls and also shows the Siri waveform when voice-control is active. However, Apple may soon change this with expected plans to pair Siri with a wider range of apps, according to Reuters .
Apple 'HomePod' speaker to take on Amazon, Google
All the early reviews highlight that the HomePod produces vastly superior sound quality compared to its smart speaker competitors. Apple has elevated Siri from the phone to the home with the launch of its new HomePod smart speaker , unveiled at WWDC 2017 .