Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins are repeat Stanley Cup Champions!
Plus Sid also became just the third player to win the Conn Smythe Trophy in consecutive years as the Stanley Cup MVP to go along with his third championship.
The Penguins won their fifth title — all of them clinched on the road The Penguins are the first to do it in the salary-cap era.
Hockey Night in Nashville featured Luke Bryan doing a pregame concert on the roof of Tootsie’s with about 100,000 fans in downtown “Smashville” for the Game. Shania Twain was there also, Brad Paisley and Brett Kissel.
Faith Hill Sang the anthem and Tim McGraw came out after her waved the towels.
Keith Urban and Brad Paisley did a post game concert with 70,000 there. What a show that would’ve been. I lucky enough to meet these guys last year and take these pics:
Some hockey nerd Ian trivia: Sidney won the Stanley Cup on June 12the 2009, June 12th 2016 and just after midnight last night June 12th 2017!
Start planning another Cup Parade in Cole Harbour!
Congrats Sidney, let’s hope for a 3rd parade in Cole Harbour this summer!
Credits CBCsports.ca – www.fanragsports.com and Ian Robinson Photography