Game 3 recap

Star Tribune’s three stars

1. Joonas Donskoi, Sharks: Scored the overtime winner and assisted on Joel Ward’s tying goal.

2. Ben Lovejoy, Penguins: Scored a goal and assist.

3. Justin Braun, Sharks: Scored goals in consecutive games for the first time in his 412-game career.

 

By the Numbers

12 Shots by San Jose’s rent Burns were blocked; Pittsburgh blocked 38 shots in all.

8-2 The Sharks’ league-best home record.

12-1 California-based teams’ home record in the Stanley Cup Final since 2003.

13 One-goal games of the past 15 Stanley Cup Final games.

12 Consecutive games Penguins have outshot their opponent.

40-16 Pittsburgh’s shot differential in the first period over three games.

MICHAEL RUSSO