Now, if the Penguins can stay on the right side of history - 45 of 50 teams that have had a 2-0 lead in a Stanley Cup final have gone on to win the series , a 90-percent certainty - Guentzel figures to join Malkin, Crosby and co-owner Mario Lemieux as Penguins players who've won the prestigious award.
My Pick: Kevin Love (+150). Once the Warriors added Kevin Durant in the offseason and the Cavs kept their core intact while adding names like Deron Williams, Derrick Williams and Kyle Korver prior to the postseason, it was nearly a foregone conclusion the two powerhouses of the National Basketball Association would meet for their rubber match in 2017.
Atletico's hierarchy have insisted that any club wanting to sign Griezmann, would need to pay his €100 million (£83.7m) release clause. While a loose deal over personal terms was agreed with Griezmann's advisers earlier this year, the player's bond with Atletico will now be tested as he weighs up his next career move.
Pryor has played in 44 games over three seasons with the Jets, recording two interceptions, two forced fumbles and 190 tackles. When the Jets drafted safety Jamal Adams in the 1st round of the recently completed National Football League draft, it seemed like he could compliment Calvin Pryor .
Conte is also reportedly planning up to six signings this summer to strengthen his Chelsea squad for an assault on the Champions League and Premier League next season. The scenery has changed. Foot Mercato claim that the Premier League champions are in pole position to sign the France global ahead of Manchester United and Liverpool, and the 22-year-old will personally speak with the Chelsea manager before completing his transfer to Stamford Bridge.
Bakayoko has been a revelation since joining Monaco from Rennes in 2014 with midfielder playing a key role in helping Leonardo Jardim's side win the Ligue 1 title and reach the semi-finals of the Champions League last season. Towards the end of last season especially, Antonio Conte would often alternate between Matic and Cesc Fabregas to partner N'Golo Kante. But this move could also see Nemanja Matic leave the Londoners, with the addition of Bakayoko likely decreasing the Serb's game time.