Penguins unveil Stanley Cup championship rings

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Published 10:18 p.m. ET Oct. 2, 2017 | Updated 3:16 a.m. ET Oct. 3, 2017

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The Pittsburgh Penguins on Monday debuted their 2017 championship rings, which pay homage to the franchise’s rich history and recent success.

The rings, per maker Jostens, include “nearly 400 hand-set diamonds.”

This past June, the Penguins became the first team since the 1997-98 Detroit Red Wings to repeat as champions. The Pens defeated the Nashville Predators in the Stanley Cup Final in six games, marking the franchise’s fifth total championship — and second repeat after Cup wins in 1991 and 1992 — and third of the Sidney Crosby/Evgeni Malkin era.

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Those feats are all celebrated in the rings, with the phrase “Back 2 Back”…

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