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The Pittsburgh Penguins are featured on the national cover of Sports Illustrated after winning their first Stanley Cup title in seven years.
The Penguins defeated the San Jose Sharks in six games, clinching their fourth title in franchise history with a 3–1 victory in Game 6 on Sunday. Captain Sidney Crosby won the Conn Smythe Trophy for being the most valuable player in the playoffs, and he was the first to raise the Stanley Cup in celebration.
Gordie Howe is featured on the regional cover in remembrance of “Mr. Hockey” after his death last week.
The Howe cover will be delivered to subscribers in the Detroit metro area and Canada, and will be available in newsstands in Michigan and Canada. The Penguins cover will be delivered to subscribers and newsstands across the rest of the country.