2017 Stanley Cup finals — Penguins escape with Game 1 win of 5-3 over Predators. What’s next: Game 2, which takes place Wednesday (8 p.m. ET) at PPG Paints Arena.
Evgeni Malkin, Conor Sheary and Nick Bonino scored in the first and Sidney Crosby collected two assists in the opening period. Bonino later added an empty-netter to close the scoring. Goalie Matt Murray made 23 saves, while Rinne stopped seven of 11 Pittsburgh shots. The Penguins’ 12 total shots are the fewest ever by a winner in the Final.