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Penguins-Red Wings: Pittsburgh Wins War of Attrition, Cup 2-1

Published by on June 13, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NHL

In the end, the Penguins had more energy Friday night.

It allowed them to keep Detroit from getting into a rhythm offensively and get very many quality scoring chances. The end result was a 2-1 win and the third Stanley Cup championship in franchise history. 

In a seven-game series, all things eventually cancel each other out. Bad bounces, bad calls, bad hair days, whatever; you can come to no other conclusion than Pittsburgh deserved to win this Cup.

When the first period of game seven of the Stanley Cup Finals was scoreless, Detroit was in trouble. As long as Pittsburgh hung around, the advantage would shift to them...

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