The Pittsburgh Penguins win the Stanley Cup in 2017
The Pittsburgh Penguins skated their fifth Stanley Cup in franchise history. The Eastern Conference champion and defending Stanley Cup champion defeated the Western Conference champion Nashville Predators, four games to two. Penguins captain Sidney Crosby was awarded the Conn Smythe Trophy as the most valuable player of the playoffs for the second consecutive year. The Penguins won the Stanley Cup in their opponent's rink, just like they did the previous four times.