Nick Bonino was Pittsburgh's hero Tuesday night. The Penguins forward scored the series-clinching goal in overtime of Game 6 against the Capitals. It was the first-year Penguin's second playoff goal.
But the real legend of the Stanley Cup playoffs may be Bonino's 4-month-old baby. Since Maisie was born Jan. 5, Bonino has pretty much been announcing life moments with pictures of her.
This is Maisie. She wanted to be on Twitter and she runs my show, so here she is. pic.twitter.com/t3IYIcEZqw
— Nick Bonino (@NickBonino) January 10, 2016
When Bonino's alma mater, Boston University, played Boston College in the Beanpot final ...
— Nick Bonino (@NickBonino) February 8, 2016
When the Penguins clinched a playoff spot ...
Pens clinch a playoff spot and Maze is pumped! pic.twitter.com/ZI5xgo1Eig
— Nick Bonino (@NickBonino) April 2, 2016
When the Penguins eliminated the Rangers in the first round ...
— Nick Bonino (@NickBonino) April 24, 2016
When Bonino scored his game-winner and the Pens eliminated the Caps ...
— Nick Bonino (@NickBonino) May 11, 2016
Bonino's wife, Lauren, a former Boston University women's hockey player, has also contributed to the fun ...
— Lauren Bonino (@laurenbonino) February 28, 2016
— Lauren Bonino (@laurenbonino) April 5, 2016
Maisie may not know it, but she has entered the world at an exciting time for her family. The Penguins were 19-15-5 on Jan. 5. Since then, including playoffs, the team is 35-13-4.
-- Follow Jeffrey Eisenband on Twitter @JeffEisenband.