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PHT Morning Skate: Top 5 memorable moments from Pittsburgh’s Stanley Cup run


in Game Six of the 2017 NHL Stanley Cup Final at the Bridgestone Arena on June 11, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee.

Frederick Breedon

--Now that the Penguins have won their third championship, we can have a debate about who is the best team of the salary cap era. Is it the Penguins? Is it the Blackhawks? Sean McIndoe looks at both sides of the coin. In the end, the Pens held a slight edge over the ‘Hawks. (Sportsnet)

--The Score takes a look at the five most memorable moments from Pittsburgh’s Stanley Cup run. Crosby’s breakaway goal in Game 4 is at the top of the list. It’s hard to argue with that one. It was incredible! (The Score)

--Patric Hornqvist scored the Stanley Cup clinching goal against his former team, the Nashville Predators, in Game 6 on Sunday, so The Hockey News rattles off five players that got sweet revenge against their old clubs. Martin St. Louis picked up six points in seven games during the 2004 Stanley Cup Final against Calgary. (The Hockey News)

--This young fan couldn’t contain his tears after his favorite player, Sidney Crosby, signed his t-shirt. You can’t help but smile when you see the impact a professional athlete can have on a youngster. (BarDown)

--Major League Baseball’s Pittsburgh Pirates paid tribute to the Pens winning the Stanley Cup by drawing several hockey-themed doodles on their whiteboard. Chris Kunitz pulling a wagon with Stanley Cups in it is pretty hilarious. (Sportsnet)

--This is quite the slump for Faith Hill, who sang the national anthem in Nashville prior to Game 6: