2016 Stanley Cup Finals

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2016 Stanley Cup Finals
Teams 1 2* 3* 4 5 6 Games
San Jose Sharks  2 1 3 1 4 1 2
Pittsburgh Penguins  3 2 2 3 2 3 4
* – Denotes overtime period(s)
Location: San Jose: SAP Center (3, 4, 6)
Pittsburgh: Consol Energy Center (1, 2, 5)
Format: Best-of-seven
Coaches: San Jose: Peter DeBoer
Pittsburgh: Mike Sullivan
Captains: San Jose: Joe Pavelski
Pittsburgh: Sidney Crosby
National anthem: San Jose: Annemarie Martin (3)
San Jose::Metallica (4)[1]
San Jose::Patrick Monahan (6)[2]
Pittsburgh: Jeff Jimerson
Referees: Wes McCauley, Dan O'Halloran, Dan O'Rourke, Kelly Sutherland
Dates: May 30–June 12
MVP: Sidney Crosby
Series-winning
goal:
Kris Letang (7:46, second, G6)
Networks: Canada (English): CBC
Canada (French): TVA Sports
United States (English): NBC and NBCSN
Announcers: (CBC) Jim Hughson, Craig Simpson, Glenn Healy
(TVA) Felix Seguin, Patrick Lalime, Renaud Lavoie
(NBC/NBCSN) Mike Emrick, Eddie Olczyk, Pierre McGuire
(NHL International) Steve Mears, Kevin Weekes
(NBC Sports Radio) Kenny Albert, Joe Micheletti, Darren Eliot
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The 2016 Stanley Cup finals is the 123rd Stanley Cup trophy presentations as well as the champions of the 2015-16 NHL season. It featured the Pittsburgh Penguins and the San Jose Sharks. This was the Sharks first ever appearance in a Stanley Cup final and the Penguins 5th time in a Stanley Cup finals.

The Penguins beat the Sharks winning the series in game 6 at SAP Center, 3-1.[3]

Series[change | change source]

Pittsburgh won series 4–2


Rosters[change | change source]

Years in boldface under the "Finals appearance" column signify the player won the Stanley Cup in the given year.

Pittsburgh Penguins[change | change source]

# Nat Player Position Hand Age Acquired Place of birth Finals appearance
19 United States Bennett, BeauBeau Bennett RW R 24 2010 Gardena, California first
13 United States Bonino, NickNick Bonino C L 28 2015 Hartford, Connecticut first
28 United States Cole, IanIan Cole D L 27 2015 Ann Arbor, Michigan first
87 Canada Crosby, SidneySidney Crosby – C C L 28 2005 Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia third (2008, 2009)
7 United States Cullen, MattMatt Cullen C L 39 2015 Virginia, Minnesota second (2006)
6 Canada Daley, TrevorTrevor Daley D L 32 2015 Toronto, Ontario first
8 United States Dumoulin, BrianBrian Dumoulin D L 24 2012 Biddeford, Maine first
16 Canada Fehr, EricEric Fehr C/RW R 30 2015 Winkler, Manitoba first
29 Canada Fleury, Marc-AndreMarc-Andre Fleury G L 31 2003 Sorel-Tracy, Quebec third (2008, 2009)
62 Sweden Hagelin, CarlCarl Hagelin LW L 27 2016 Södertälje, Sweden second (2014)
72 Sweden Hornqvist, PatricPatric Hornqvist RW R 27 2014 Sollentuna, Sweden first
81 United States Kessel, PhilPhil Kessel RW R 28 2015 Madison, Wisconsin first
34 Germany Kuhnhackl, TomTom Kuhnhackl LW L 24 2010 Landshut, Germany first
14 Canada Kunitz, ChrisChris Kunitz – A LW L 36 2009 Regina, Saskatchewan third (2007, 2009)
58 Canada Letang, KrisKris Letang D R 29 2005 Montreal, Quebec third (2008, 2009)
12 United States Lovejoy, BenBen Lovejoy D R 32 2015 Concord, New Hampshire second (2009)
3 Finland Maatta, OlliOlli Maatta D L 21 2012 Jyväskylä, Finland first
71 Russia Malkin, EvgeniEvgeni Malkin – A C L 29 2004 Magnitogorsk, Soviet Union third (2008, 2009)
30 Canada Murray, MattMatt Murray G L 22 2012 Thunder Bay, Ontario first
51 Canada Pouliot, DerrickDerrick Pouliot D L 22 2012 Estevan, Saskatchewan first
17 United States Rust, BryanBryan Rust RW R 24 2010 Pontiac, Michigan first
4 Canada Schultz, JustinJustin Schultz D R 25 2016 Kelowna, British Columbia first
43 United States Sheary, ConorConor Sheary LW L 23 2015 Melrose, Massachusetts first
40 Sweden Sundqvist, OskarOskar Sundqvist C/RW R 22 2012 Boden, Sweden first
37 United States Zatkoff, JeffJeff Zatkoff G L 28 2012 Detroit, Michigan first

San Jose Sharks[change | change source]

# Nat Player Position Hand Age Acquired Place of birth Finals appearance
61 United States Braun, JustinJustin Braun D R 29 2007 St. Paul, Minnesota first
88 Canada Burns, BrentBrent Burns D R 31 2011 Barrie, Ontario first
39 Canada Couture, LoganLogan Couture – A C L 27 2007 Guelph, Ontario first
4 Canada Dillon, BrendenBrenden Dillon D L 25 2014 New Westminster, British Columbia first
27 Finland Donskoi, JoonasJoonas Donskoi RW R 24 2015 Raahe, Finland first
48 Czech Republic Hertl, TomasTomas Hertl LW L 22 2012 Prague, Czech Republic first
31 Canada Jones, MartinMartin Jones G L 26 2015 North Vancouver, British Columbia second (2014)
68 Sweden Karlsson, MelkerMelker Karlsson C/RW R 25 2014 Lycksele, Sweden first
12 Canada Marleau, PatrickPatrick Marleau LW L 36 1997 Swift Current, Saskatchewan first
7 United States Martin, PaulPaul Martin D L 35 2015 Elk River, Minnesota first
83 United States Nieto, MattMatt Nieto LW L 23 2011 Long Beach, California first
8 United States Pavelski, JoeJoe Pavelski – C C R 31 2003 Plover, Wisconsin first
46 Czech Republic Polak, RomanRoman Polak D R 30 2016 Ostrava, Czechoslovakia first
34 Canada Reimer, JamesJames Reimer G L 28 2016 Morweena, Manitoba first
16 Canada Spaling, NickNick Spaling C L 27 2016 Palmerston, Ontario first
19 Canada Thornton, JoeJoe Thornton – A C L 36 2005 London, Ontario first
50 Canada Tierney, ChrisChris Tierney C L 21 2012 Keswick, Ontario first
44 Canada Vlasic, Marc-EdouardMarc-Edouard Vlasic D L 29 2005 Montreal, Quebec first
42 Canada Ward, JoelJoel Ward RW R 35 2015 North York, Ontario first
57 United States Wingels, TommyTommy Wingels RW/C R 28 2008 Evanston, Illinois first
9 Lithuania Zubrus, DainiusDainius Zubrus C/RW L 37 2015 Elektrėnai, Lithuanian SSR third (1997, 2012)

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