Former UNO hockey standout Jake Guentzel scored the winning goal for the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final over the Nashville Predators on Monday night. The Penguins won, 5-3. Guentzel's goal came with less than four minutes remaining in the third period.
It was the former Mav's 10th playoff goal this season, which leads the NHL.
.@penguins take Game 1!
— NBCSN (@NBCSN) May 30, 2017
The Omaha native is now just one point away from tying the NHL record for points in a postseason by a U.S. born rookie, which was set by Joe Mullen in 1982 & equaled by Jeremy Roenick in 1990. Game two of the series is set for Wednesday in Pittsburgh.
— NHL Public Relations (@PR_NHL) May 30, 2017