Vernon Fiddler

Penguins take two-game lead over Predators in Stanley Cup Final

Penguins take two-game lead over Predators in Stanley Cup Final

Proving again that the quality of their shots on goal matters more than the quantity, the Pittsburgh Penguins flattened the Nashville Predators in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final by capitalizing on their prime scoring chances.

Rookie forward Jake Guentzel scored twice to increase his postseason-leading goal total to 12 as the Penguins were outshot but prevailed, 4-1, on Wednesday to take a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven Final. Game 3 will be played on Saturday at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena.

The Penguins mustered only 12 shots in Game 1 but won, 5-3, because they made the most of the few scoring chances they had. That was the case again on Wednesday, with Nashville having a...

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