Lightning: Could Steven Stamkos Return Soon?

For Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos, life in the bubble must be agonizing. The 30-year-old has not appeared in a game for the team in this post-season, but he did skate in 57 regular season games and scored 29 goals with 37 assists. Stamkos has been in the bubble with his teammates in thisContinue reading “Lightning: Could Steven Stamkos Return Soon?”

2020 Stanley Cup Final Preview: Dallas Stars vs. Tampa Bay Lightning

It’s finally come to this, as hockey in the bubble has led to the Dallas Stars taking on the Tampa Bay Lightning for the ultimate prize in sports. Through all the wrangling and difficulty associated with running an elite tournament in the midst of a pandemic and with teams competing away from home, there areContinue reading “2020 Stanley Cup Final Preview: Dallas Stars vs. Tampa Bay Lightning”

Stars: Dallas Finds Way to Win, Defeats Vegas

The Dallas Stars defied expectations Monday night, defeating the Vegas Golden Knights in Game Five of the Western Conference Finals to win the series and advance to the Stanley Cup Final. I say the Stars defied expectations because, frankly, most commentators have been going on about the Golden Knights since the start of the series.Continue reading “Stars: Dallas Finds Way to Win, Defeats Vegas”

Stars: Dallas Overcomes Vegas for Series Lead

The Dallas Stars were outshot 33-20 by the Vegas Golden Knights in Saturday’s Game Four of the Western Conference Final in the bubble, but they pulled off the win anyway and now hold a 3-1 series lead. Dallas won by a final score of 2-1. Alec Martinez opened the scoring for Vegas, while Joe PavelskiContinue reading “Stars: Dallas Overcomes Vegas for Series Lead”

2020 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Dallas Stars vs. Vegas Golden Knights

With their victory over the Vancouver Canucks in a thrilling Game Seven Friday night, the Vegas Golden Knights punched their ticket to face the Dallas Stars in the Western Conference Final. It is, in the minds of many observers, the expected matchup. Colorado and Vancouver made things interesting and pushed their respective outings to sevenContinue reading “2020 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Dallas Stars vs. Vegas Golden Knights”