Lightning: Tampa Bay Wins the Stanley Cup

The Tampa Bay Lightning have won the 2020 Stanley Cup, defeating the Dallas Stars by a final score of 2-0 in Game Six of their series. This effectively ends life in the bubble and puts a fine point on a season that was certainly memorable for a number of reasons. It’s the second Stanley CupContinue reading “Lightning: Tampa Bay Wins the Stanley Cup”

Stars: Dallas Forces Game Six Thanks to Perry’s Heroics

The Dallas Stars worked it out and hammered home an essential win in Game Five of the 2020 Stanley Cup Final to keep hope alive and hold on to life in the bubble, defeating the Tampa Bay Lightning by a final score of 3-2 in overtime Saturday. For a time, it seemed like Tampa hadContinue reading “Stars: Dallas Forces Game Six Thanks to Perry’s Heroics”

Lightning: Tampa Wins Game Four, Seizes 3-1 Series Lead

Thanks to Kevin Shattenkirk’s overtime goal in Game Four, the Tampa Bay Lightning are a win away from hoisting the Stanley Cup in the bubble. The Lightning defeated the Stars 5-4 in the critical fourth game of the series and now hold a 3-1 lead in the Stanley Cup Final. Game Four was an interestingContinue reading “Lightning: Tampa Wins Game Four, Seizes 3-1 Series Lead”

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: Business as Usual? Dallas Loses Again

After dropping a 4-0 decision to the Buffalo Sabres Monday, the Dallas Stars sank to 1-5-1. This is their worst start since 1990-1991, back when Minnesota was home and a 26-year-old Dave Gagner was the leading scorer. So, what’s going on? For one, the Stars are 30th overall in goals scored per game at 1.86.Continue reading “Stars: Business as Usual? Dallas Loses Again”