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The Penguins won their fifth title — all of which have been clinched on the road — to tie the Wayne Gretzky-Mark Messier-era Edmonton Oilers for sixth on the all-time list.
The Detroit Red Wings in 1997 and '98 were the last champion to defend their title.
Pollock, however, immediately negated the score by indicating he lost sight of the puck.
A whistle could be heard blown before the puck entered the net.
The loss ended the upstart Predators' deepest playoff run in the franchise's 19-year history.
Having won just three of 12 playoff series before this year, Nashville opened this postseason by eliminating the top-seeded Chicago Blackhawks in four games.
Until now, the longest drought without a repeat Cup winner was from 1937 to 1948.
Detroit went back-to-back in 19; Toronto won three straight in 1947, 19.
Though held without a point on Sunday night, Crosby finished second on the team with 27 points (eight goals and 19 assists).Carl Hagelin sealed the win by scoring into an empty net with 14 seconds left in leading the Penguins to become the first NHL team in nearly two decades to win consecutive championships.Penguins goalie Matt Murray stopped 27 shots to register back-to-back shutouts following a 24-save outing in a 6-0 win in Game 5.The Nashville Predators have had a goal waved off into the second period of a scoreless game .
Referee Kevin Pollock whistled the play dead before Colton Sissons poked the puck into the open Pittsburgh net.
Jamming at the puck, he got a weak shot off toward the net, which Matt Murray stopped with his left pad.