GAME 1 RECAP

Star Tribune’s Three Stars

1. Sidney Crosby, Penguins: Four shots, an assist and absolutely flew.

2. Martin Jones, Sharks: Made 38 saves and did everything to give San Jose a rallying chance.

3. Patrick Hornqvist, Penguins: Six shots, four hits, set a screen on one goal.

BY THE NUMBERS

9-0 Penguins’ record when Bryan Rust scores in regular season/playoffs.

8 Multi-point games this postseason by Brent Burns (most in the NHL).

22 Points for Burns, the fifth-most by a defenseman in the past 30 years.

18 Power-play goals by the Sharks this postseason.

65 Career playoff goals for Patrick Marleau.

MICHAEL RUSSO