You Gotta Believe

I didn’t think that the Penguins had it in them. The Red Wings were clearly superior in their first three home games. And I didn’t think the Penguins would be able to change things in game 7. But that’s why they play the game.

Hero of the Stanley Cup Final: Evgeni Malkin. He came up big after a virtual disappearance in last year’s Final.

Goat of the Stanley Cup Final: Marian Hossa. He walked away from a big contract offer from the Penguins for what he thought would be a better chance to hoist the cup. Instead he finds himself watching the team he spurned hoist the Stanley Cup.