NHL Stanley Cup Final: Game 2

McDavid deal ushers in age of NHL's millennial millionaires

FILE - In this April 14, 2017, file photo, Edmonton Oilers' Darnell Nurse (25) and Connor McDavid (97) celebrate a goal against the San Jose Sharks during the third period of Game 2 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series, in Edmonton, Alberta. McDavid's eight-year, $100 million contract is the latest and most eye-popping example of a shift in priority by NHL teams intent on locking up their young stars. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP, File)

NHL '17: Predators facing challenge of staying on top

FILE - In this April 14, 2017, file photo, Minnesota Wild's Mikael Granlund (64) moves the puck during the second period of Game 2 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series against the St. Louis Blues in St. Paul, Minn. For the first time in franchise history, the Nashville Predators will find out how hard it is to defend a Western Conference championship. As usual, the West looks stacked, from Anaheim to Chicago and Dallas to Minnesota. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs, File)

Capitals' Ovechkin says Olympic decision out of his hands

In this photo taken April 29, 2017, Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), of Russia, looks on during the second period of Game 2 in an NHL hockey Stanley Cup second-round playoff series against the Pittsburgh Penguins, in Washington. The Russian superstar skated in an informal practice Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, and looked like he wasnt as heavy as when he played at 239 pounds last season. If thats indeed the case, Ovechkin took to heart the challenge from general manager Brian MacLellan to train differently and add more speed to his game as hes about to turn 32. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Golden Knights sign D Schmidt to 2-year, $4.45 million deal

Washington Capitals defenseman Nate Schmidt (88) skates with the puck during the second period of Game 2 in an NHL hockey Stanley Cup second-round playoff series against the Pittsburgh Penguins, Saturday, April 29, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Oilers sign star Connor McDavid to 8-year, $100 million deal

FILE - In this April 14, 2017, file photo, Edmonton Oilers' Darnell Nurse (25) and Connor McDavid (97) celebrate a goal against the San Jose Sharks during the third period of Game 2 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series, in Edmonton, Alberta. The Oilers have signed star captain Connor McDavid to an eight-year, $100 million deal, Wednesday, July 5, 2017. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP, File)

Stars acquire defenseman Marc Methot in a trade with Vegas

FILE- This May 15, 2017 file photo shows Ottawa Senators' Marc Methot (3) watching from the bench during the third period of Game 2 of the Eastern Conference final in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Pittsburgh. The Dallas Stars have acquired Methot in a trade with the Vegas Golden Knights. The teams announced the deal Monday, June 26, 2017 less than a week since the Golden Knights took Methot in the expansion draft from the Ottawa Senators. (AP Photo/Gene J.Puskar)

Penguins' counterattacking style demoralizing to opponents

Pittsburgh Penguins' Jake Guentzel (59) skates toward the bench after celebrating with teammates following his second goal of the night against the Nashville Predators, during the third period in Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

Penguins' counterattacking style demoralizing to opponents

Nashville Predators' Roman Josi (59) checks Pittsburgh Penguins' Evgeni Malkin (71) in front of Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (35) during the second period in Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Penguins' counterattacking style demoralizing to opponents

Pittsburgh Penguins' Matt Murray, left, Jake Guentzel, center, and Brian Dumoulin celebrate after the Penguins defeated the Nashville Predators 4-1 in Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Penguins' counterattacking style demoralizing to opponents

Pittsburgh Penguins' Jake Guentzel, center, celebrates his goal against the Nashville Predators with Chris Kunitz, left, and Conor Sheary, right, during the first period in Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Penguins' counterattacking style demoralizing to opponents

Pittsburgh Penguins' Jake Guentzel (59) celebrates his goal against the Nashville Predators with Brian Dumoulin (8) during the third period in Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Penguins' counterattacking style demoralizing to opponents

Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Matt Murray (30) turns away a Nashville Predators shot during the second period in Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Penguins' counterattacking style demoralizing to opponents

Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (35) watches the puck shot by Pittsburgh Penguins' Jake Guentzel land in the net for a goal during the third period in Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Penguins' counterattacking style demoralizing to opponents

Pittsburgh Penguins and fans celebrate a goal by Penguins' Scott Wilson during the third period in Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final against the Nashville Predators, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Pittsburgh. The Penguins won 4-1. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

Penguins' counterattacking style demoralizing to opponents

Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (35) looks back to find a shot by Pittsburgh Penguins' Jake Guentzel in the goal during the third period of Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Pittsburgh. Penguins' Sidney Crosby, right, passed the puck to Guentzel. The Penguins won 4-1. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Penguins' counterattacking style demoralizing to opponents

Nashville Predators coach Peter Laviolette, center rear, appeals to linesman Shane Heyer during the third period against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Penguins' counterattacking style demoralizing to opponents

A shot by Pittsburgh Penguins' Jake Guentzel settles in the goal behind Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne during the third period of Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Pittsburgh. The Penguins won 4-1. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Penguins' counterattacking style demoralizing to opponents

Pittsburgh Penguins' Evgeni Malkin (71) celebrates his goal against Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (35) during the third period in Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Wrong number text leads couple to free Stanley Cup tickets

Pittsburgh Penguins fans celebrate after the Pittsburgh Penguins defeated the Nashville Predators 4-1 in Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

All-Star promise: Subban says Preds will win Game 3 vs. Pens

Nashville Predators' P.K. Subban, right, checks Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby during the second period in Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

All-Star promise: Subban says Preds will win Game 3 vs. Pens

Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne, left, sits on the bench after being replaced by Juuse Saros, right, during the third period in Game 2 of the team's NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final against the Pittsburgh Penguins, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Pittsburgh. The Penguins won 4-1. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

All-Star promise: Subban says Preds will win Game 3 vs. Pens

Nashville Predators' Pontus Aberg, left, celebrates his goal against the Pittsburgh Penguins with P.K. Subban (76) during the first period in Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Jake's Ladder: Guentzel climbing record book for Penguins

Pittsburgh Penguins' Jake Guentzel (59) backhands a shot past Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (35) for a goal during the first period of Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Penguins take 2-0 Stanley Cup lead with 4-1 win vs Predators

Pittsburgh Penguins' Jake Guentzel (59) celebrates his second goal of the ngiht against the Nashville Predators with teammates Scott Wilson, left, and Conor Sheary, center, during the third period in Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

Penguins take 2-0 Stanley Cup lead with 4-1 win vs Predators

Pittsburgh Penguins' Patric Hornqvist, left, and Nashville Predators' Colton Sissons (10) mix it up during the first period in Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

Penguins take 2-0 Stanley Cup lead with 4-1 win vs Predators

Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne sits on the bench after being pulled during the third period in Game 2 of the team's NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final against the Pittsburgh Penguins, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Penguins take 2-0 Stanley Cup lead with 4-1 win vs Predators

Nashville Predators' Pontus Aberg (46) celebrates his goal against the Pittsburgh Penguins with P.K. Subban (76) during the first period in Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Penguins take 2-0 Stanley Cup lead with 4-1 win vs Predators

Pittsburgh Penguins' Ian Cole (28) and Nashville Predators' Cody McLeod (55) mix it up during the first period in Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Penguins take 2-0 Stanley Cup lead with 4-1 win vs Predators

Pittsburgh Penguins' Ian Cole, center, checks Nashville Predators' Mike Fisher (12) in front of Penguins goalie Matt Murray (30) during the first period in Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

Predators goalie Rinne struggling as Pens take 2-0 lead

Pittsburgh Penguins' Patric Hornqvist (72) has a wraparound shot stopped by Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (35) with Roman Josi (59) defending during the first period of Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Predators goalie Rinne struggling as Pens take 2-0 lead

Nashville Predators' Mattias Ekholm, right, checks Pittsburgh Penguins' Evgeni Malkin (71) next to Predators goalie Pekka Rinne during the second period in Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Predators goalie Rinne struggling as Pens take 2-0 lead

Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne, left, and Pittsburgh Penguins' Phil Kessel (81) watch the puck land in the back of the net on a goal by Penguins' Evgeni Malkin, during the third period in Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Predators goalie Rinne struggling as Pens take 2-0 lead

The puck shot by Pittsburgh Penguins' Jake Guentzel lands in the net behind Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne for a goal during the third period in Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

The Latest: Penguins beat Predators 4-1, take 2-0 lead

From left, Brooke Staudt, of Munhall, Pa., and Maureen Sams and Pierce Sams, of Carnego, Pa., wait in the rain outside PPG Paints Arena before Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Nashville Predators, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

The Latest: Penguins beat Predators 4-1, take 2-0 lead

Nashville Predators' Matt Irwin (52) and Cody McLeod (55) check Pittsburgh Penguins' Patric Hornqvist (72) into the boards during the second period in Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

The Latest: Penguins beat Predators 4-1, take 2-0 lead

Zach Smith, of Crafton, Pa., covers his Stanley Cup replica as he waits in the rain outside PPG Paints Arena before Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Nashville Predators, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

The Latest: Penguins beat Predators 4-1, take 2-0 lead

Nashville Predators' Craig Smith (15) jokes with teammate Brad Hunt as he pushes him into the corner during NHL hockey practice before Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Finals against the Pittsburgh Penguins at PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, May 31, 2017. (Peter Diana/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP)

The Latest: Penguins beat Predators 4-1, take 2-0 lead

Nashville Predators' Craig Smith (15) jokes with teammate Brad Hunt during NHL hockey practice before Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Finals at PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, May 31, 2017. (Peter Diana/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP)

The Latest: Penguins beat Predators 4-1, take 2-0 lead

Pittsburgh Penguins' Brian Dumoulin (8) and Nashville Predators' Filip Forsberg (9) vie for the puck during the first period in Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

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