NEWS
06/01/2016 19:13 EDT | Updated 06/02/2017 01:12 EDT

Conor Sheary lifts Penguins over Sharks 2-1 in OT; Pittsburgh leads series 2-0

PITTSBURGH — Rookie Conor Sheary scored in overtime to lift the Pittsburgh Penguins over the San Jose Sharks 2-1 on Wednesday in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup final.

Pittsburgh now holds a 2-0 series lead.

Phil Kessel scored in regulation for the Penguins, while Matt Murray made 21 saves.

Justin Braun's goal late in the third period forced extra time for San Jose. Martin Jones stopped 28 shots for the Sharks.

The series heads west to San Jose for Games 3 and 4, beginning on Saturday night at SAP Center.