STAR TRIBUNE’S THREE STARS
1. Pekka Rinne, Nashville: Improved to 9-1 at home this postseason with 23 saves.
2. Frederick Gaudreau, Nashville: Became the second NHLer in history to score his first three career goals in the Stanley Cup Final.
3. Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh: Breakaway goal, created several scoring chances.
By the Numbers
7-1: Matt Murray’s career playoff record in games following a loss.
1: Goal in past nine games, two in the past 13 for Pittsburgh’s Phil Kessel.
37-16: Home team record in Stanley Cup Final since 2009.
18-4: Combined home record by the Penguins and Predators this postseason.
1-for-16: Pittsburgh's power play in series (the one goal was on a 5-on-3).