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2016 Stanley Cup Final: Conor Sheary nets overtime winner as Penguins best Sharks 2-1 in Game 2

Pittsburgh has a commanding 2-0 series lead thanks to a rookie's overtime goal.

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The Penguins took a 2-0 series lead after overcoming a Sharks rally to beat San Jose 2-1 in overtime. The series now shifts back to San Jose thanks to an overtime goal from rookie Conor Sheary.

A scoreless first period trended the way of the Penguins in shots once again, as Pittsburgh held an 11-6 advantage on the scoresheet. It wasn't until 8:20 into the second period that the scoreless tie was broken, this time on an ill-timed turnover from Roman Polak. The offensive zone cough-up put the puck right on the stick of Phil Kessel, who, on a give-and-go with Nick Bonino, got the last touch on the 1-0 puck.

The Sharks were lucky to only be down by one heading into the third period, as they were outshot 23-11 through two periods.

San Jose found their legs a bit more in the third, as they controlled more of the pace and saw more time in the offensive zone. It finally paid off on Justin Braun's goal with 4:05 to play in the third period, as a point shot redirected in off of the post for the 1-1 equalizer.

Overtime was needed, but it did not last long as Sheary finished the game 2:35 into the extra period. A face off won in the offensive zone kicked to Kris Letang, and the defenseman's pass hit Sheary at the circle where he fired the 2-1 game-winner top shelf for the Game 2 victory.

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Nick Bonino's amazing goal to win Game 1