Stanley Cup Final Prediction: Penguins vs Sharks

I am taking the Sharks in six games again. Penguins have been tearing it up, but I think the Sharks will stop them. Facing Quick, Rinne, and Elliott/Allen in goal over the coarse of the playoffs, they’ve managed to hold a 12.5 shot percentage, and I see them continuing to keep that up. Pittsburgh, meanwhile, holds a 9.2 shot percentage, and on 27.1 shots allowed by San Jose, they don’t matchup with their 12.5% on 29.7 shots allowed. Special teams are almost even, with the Sharks having the better powerplay, but the Penguins having the better penalty-kill. Pittsburgh does have an slight advantage in the goaltending battle, but I don’t believe enough to win the series. 


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