We may have a new Stanley Cup champion after the Game 5 match between the San Jose Sharks and Pittsburgh Penguins on June 9! If the Pens win, they take home the cup, and we have all the info on when, where and how you can watch it all go down.
Will Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins take home the Stanley Cup on June 9? All they have to do is beat the San Jose Sharks one more time and the title of Stanley Cup Champions is theirs! Find out when the game starts, where you can watch it, and much more here.
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The puck drops at 8:00 pm ET on NBC, but if you’re worried about not being able to watch it on the television, there’s a live stream to help you out: NBC Sports is streaming the entire game as it happens online. CLICK HERE TO CHECK IT OUT.
It has been an AMAZING series between the Pens and the Sharks so far — the former came out strong, winning the first two games at home 3-2 and then 2-1 (IN OVERTIME)! Game 3 was absolutely HUGE for San Jose, and they delivered in front of their home crowd, scoring a 2-1 victory in another nail-biting overtime match on June 4.
The guys couldn’t make it two in a row, though, and the Penguins won 3-1 on the road on June 6, putting the series score at 3-1. That means tonight is do or die for the Sharks, and if the Pens win, they’ll get to hoist the Stanley Cup on their own turf in Pittsburgh.
Since the Sharks were formed in 1991, the team has never won a Stanley Cup Championship, so the team is really looking for it to be their year. Meanwhile, the Pens just won back in 2009, but they have an incredible team this year, with their captain, Sidney, playing better than ever. The Penguins also won the cup in 1991 and 1992, right in the middle of their memorable Mario Lemieux era.
Home ice, a hot streak and a major lead in the series? Things are all lining up for tonight to be a victory for the Pens, but as we know, anything can happen! If the Sharks win, the teams will head back to San Jose for Game 6 on June 12.
Who do you think will win this year’s Stanley Cup, HollywoodLifers?