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The Pittsburgh Penguins clinched their place in the Stanley Cup final with a 2-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning in the deciding seventh game of their Eastern Conference play-off series. Wholesale NFL Jerseys . The Penguins begin the best-of-seven championship on Monday when they host the San Jose Sharks, who beat the St Louis Blues in six games in the other NHL semi-final.The third period was electric. It was the loudest Ive heard a building in all my years in this league, said Penguins coach Mike Sullivan of the crowd of 18,600 at the Penguins Consol Energy Center. Pittsburgh is back in the Stanley Cup final for the fifth time overall, and the Sharks are in it for the first time in franchise history.It is going to be fast hockey, said Penguins forward Sidney Crosby of the next round.American right winger Bryan Rust scored both goals for the Penguins, who will be playing in their first final in seven years, having won three of the first four they appeared in.We are having a lot of fun. One more to go, Rust said. Bryan Rust (c) of Pittsburgh caused Tampa Bay problems all night Rookie goalie Matt Murray stopped 16 or 17 shots as the Penguins finished off a comeback from a 3-2 series deficit to deny the Lightning a return trip to the finals.Murray is now 11-4 in the playoffs after heading into the postseason as the teams backup netminder.Tampa Bay got an emotional lift from the surprise return of captain Steven Stamkos, who played for the first time since March 31 after developing a blood clot near his neck. But his impact Thursday was minimal.Rust is one of the Penguins young guns who are battling for ice time behind superstars Crosby and Evgeni Malkin -- the lone holdovers from Pittsburghs 2009 Stanley Cup winning team. The Pittsburgh Penguins with the Prince of Wales Trophy after the 2-1 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning After a scoreless first period in which shots and scoring opportunities were scarce, everything changed in the second period. Rust beat Tampas Russian netminder Andrei Vasilevskiy after being left by himself in the lightning zone at 1:55.Canadian forward Jonathan Drouin managed to tie it midway through the period with his fifth of the playoffs.Rust answered just 30 seconds later with his fifth of the playoffs.Besides missing Stamkos for most of the series, Tampa Bay also had to play without Vezina Trophy finalist goaltender Ben Bishop, who has been out with an undisclosed injury since the first period of game one. Also See: Transfer Centre Latest transfer news Transfer betting Paper Talk Cheap Nike NFL Jerseys Authentic ., for the next three years with the signings on Monday of Daryl Townsend and Michael Carter. NFL Jerseys China . If ever they start actually putting pictures beside words in the dictionary, the Blue Jays left-handers mug will appear beside “Consistency. . President of baseball operations Larry Beinfest was fired Friday after 12 years with the Marlins. The move came as the team neared the end of its third consecutive last-place season in the NL East. Utah?has suspended wide receiver Cory Butler-Byrd?for what coach Kyle Whittingham called personal issues.Butler-Byrd split time last season as a defensive back and a wide receiver for the Utes, playing in all 13 games with five starts.Cory is dealing with personal issues and has been suspended from our team indefinitely, Whittingham said in a statement Thursday.Per the school, Butler-Byrd remains on scholarship, but will not participate in team activities during his suspension. The Utes opened camp Thursday.The coaching staff switched Butler-Byrd to full-time receiver in the spring, and he was slated to start in the slot this season. Cheap NFL Jerseys China. His suspension leaves the Utes looking to fill another receiver spot, where they are already thin. Kyle Fulks is listed behind Bulter-Byrd on the preseason depth chart.Butler-Byrd also led Utah with eight kick returns for 223 yards and a touchdown last season. As a defensive back, he posted three interceptions and 30 tackles. Cheap Nike NFL Jerseys Cheap Adidas Hockey Jerseys Wholesale Nike Baseball Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys From China Wholesale Jerseys China Wholesale NFL Jerseys China Cheap Nike NFL Jerseys Free Shipping Cheap Nike NBA Jerseys Authentic Cheap NHL Jerseys Canada Cheap Nike MLB Jerseys Cheap Soccer Jerseys China NCAA Jerseys Cheap Nike NHL Jerseys China Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys Store Cheap Football Jerseys Store Wholesale Soccer Jerseys Jerseys NCAA China Jerseys NFL Cheap Cheap Nike NBA Jerseys ' ' '

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