Posted by on September 22, 2020 4:06 am
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Lightning hold off Stars, tie Stanley Cup Final 1-1

Lightning hold off Stars, tie Stanley Cup Final 1-1

© Reuters. NHL: Stanley Cup Final-Dallas Stars at Tampa Bay Lightning
© Reuters. NHL: Stanley Cup Final-Dallas Stars at Tampa Bay Lightning


(Reuters) – Tampa Bay’s power-play unit finally snapped out of their slumber to help the Lightning secure a 3-2 win over the Dallas Stars on Monday and tie the National Hockey League’s Stanley Cup Final at one game apiece.

The Lightning, who had gone 0-for-14 on the power play over their past four games, got two goals with the man advantage in Game Two of a best-of-seven championship series being held in Edmonton to limit travel and minimize COVID-19 risk.

Three first-period goals over a four-minute span, including power-play tallies from Brayden Point and Ondrej Palat, put Tampa Bay in control early. Kevin Shattenkirk’s goal made it 3-0.

Dallas finally got on the board with five minutes left in the second period when Joe Pavelski tipped in a shot from John Klingberg five seconds after Palat was serving a two-minute slashing penalty.

The Stars pulled to within a goal when Mattias Janmark scored his first of the playoffs early in the third period but the Lightning, who have not lost two consecutive games all postseason, held firm.

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Published at Tue, 22 Sep 2020 04:02:07 +0000

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