10 Jun 2009

Penguins beat Wings to force Stanley Cup decider

6:44 pm on 10 June 2009

The Pittsburgh Penguins have held on for a gritty 2-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings to force a winner-take-all National Hockey League game seven for the Stanley Cup.

The deadlocked best-of-seven series now shifts back to the Motor City for the deciding game on Saturday, where the Red Wings will try to turn home ice advantage into their fifth Stanley Cup in 12 seasons.