Stanley Cup: Pittsburgh Penguins beat Ottawa Senators to reach finals

Chris Kunitz scores a goal
Chris Kunitz scored twice as Pittsburgh Penguins beat Ottawa Senators to reach the Stanley Cup finals

Pittsburgh Penguins reached the Stanley Cup finals with a 3-2 overtime win against Ottawa Senators in game seven of the Eastern Conference finals.

The defending champion Penguins will face Nashville Predators in the finals.

The Predators had earlier beaten Anaheim Ducks 4-2 in the Western Conference finals to reach the Stanley Cup finals for the first time.

Left wing Chris Kunitz scored in the second period of overtime to seal the best-of-seven series against Ottawa.

After Kunitz opened the scoring, Mark Stone equalised before goals from Pittsburgh's Justin Schultz and Ottawa's Ryan Dzingel saw the sides head into overtime.

Game one of the best-of-seven finals takes place in Pittsburgh on Monday (01:00 BST on Tuesday).

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