A statistical look at the Sharks’ 3-2 home victory over the Penguins on Saturday that cut Pittsburgh’s lead in the best-of-seven series to 2-1:
0: Points recorded by San Jose's Joe Pavelski through the first three games of the Stanley Cup Finals. Pavelski had 13 goals and nine assists through the first three rounds.
0: Shots made in 28 attempts by San Jose's Pavelski, Logan Couture, Brent Burns and Joe Thornton so far against the Penguins, though they have a total of six assists. They are responsible for a combined 292 career playoff points.
1: Victories by the Sharks in five overtime games this postseason.
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2: Losses by Pittsburgh in 51 games this season when the Penguins have led after two periods.
2: Assists by Thornton.
2. San Jose’s Justin Braun has recorded goals in back-to-back games for the first time in his six-year NHL career. That covers a span of 412 career regular season and postseason games played. Braun has just 13 regular season goals in his career and before Game 2; he had scored just once in 43 playoff games.
4-3: The Penguins' record in overtime games this postseason.
12: Shots the Penguins had blocked in the first 20 minutes.
14-6: Shots taken by Pittsburgh compared to San Jose in the opening period.
23: Saves by Pittsburgh goaltender Matt Murray.
25: Years San Jose had waited to host and record a Stanley Cup Final victory since joining the NHL in 1991.
38: Shots blocked by the Penguins, including, 12 from Burns.
40: Saves made by Sharks goaltender Martin Jones.
44: Of the 49 teams that have taken a 2-0 lead since the final went to the best-of-seven format in 1939, 44 have won the Cup. Teams winning the first two games at home have won 33 of 36 series.
Compiled by Stu Rosenberg