Game 2 recap

Star Tribune’s three stars

1. Jake Guentzel, Pittsburgh: Scored two goals to give him a league-leading 12, second among NHL rookies all-time.

2. Matt Murray, Pittsburgh: Made 37 saves and is 20-7 in two years during the playoffs.

3. Matt Cullen, Pittsburgh: Had an assist, won nine of 16 faceoffs, terrific on penalty kill and ignored a few blatant penalties.

By the Numbers

5 Game-winning goals by Guentzel, an NHL rookie record.

19 Points by Guentzel, a record for U.S.-born rookie NHLers.

4-0 The Penguins’ record in Game 2 during the playoffs (3-0 at home).

34-3 All-time Stanley Cup record for home teams sweeping Games 1 and 2.

MICHAEL RUSSO