June 2016: Pittsburgh Penguins Win Fourth Stanley Cup
Updated February 11, 2017 | Infoplease Staff
Here's a slideshow depicting the major U.S. news events of June 2016.
1. Shooting on UCLA Campus 2. Paul Ryan Endorses Trump 3. Stanford Swimmer Sentenced 4. Muhammad Ali, 74 5. Hillary Clinton Presumptive Democratic Nominee 6. Gordie Howe, 88 7. Gawker Media Declares Bankruptcy 8. Terror in Orlando Nightclub 9. Pittsburgh Penguins Win Stanley Cup 10. Hamilton at the Tony Awards 11. Microsoft Buys LinkedIn 12. Tragedy in Disney World 13. Dustin Johnson Wins U.S. Open 14. Cavaliers Win NBA Championship 15. Corey Lewandowski Leaves Trump Campaign 16. Gun Control Measures Fail 17. Healthcare Bust 18. Ben Simmons #1 Draft Pick 19. Second Officer Not Guilty in Freddie Gray Case 20. Supreme Court Upholds Affirmative Action 21. Supreme Court Overturns Texas Abortion Law 22. Winningest Coach Pat Summitt Dies 22. Military Opens Ranks to Transgenders
- Pittsburgh Penguins Win Fourth Stanley Cup
- The Pittsburgh Penguins bring home their second Stanley Cup victory in the last 8 years on June 12, 2016. During game 6 the Penguins get the win over the San Jose Sharks, who have not won a Stanley Cup in over 25 years. This is the Pittsburgh Penguins' fourth Stanley Cup victory in franchise history, none of which have been won on home ice. Penguins hockey player Evgeni Malkin tells the press "We did a great job. Actually, tonight we worked so hard, we deserved to win."
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