Red Wings’ Jonathan Bernier: Tough game to lose
Still, the Red Wings had no business being in overtime after Dallas tilted the rink during the first two periods and held a 51-17 edge in shots after 60 minutes. The Red Wings (17-25-8) were hoping to play spoilers again, after defeating the Stars 7-3 on Thursday. We just got leaned on and leaned on.”They leaned on Bernier to bail them out time and again. I thought he was excellent.”It was the first 50-save performance for a Red Wings goalie since Jimmy Howard on Jan. 7, 2010 at Los Angeles. They were shooting from everywhere tonight.”More: Who will fill void as Red Wings’ second-line center in the future?mlive.com
Jonathan Bernier makes 50 saves in Red Wings’ OT loss to Stars
Jonathan Bernier was the great equalizer for the Detroit Red Wings Saturday, stealing a point for them with a 50-save performance. The Red Wings didn’t earn the second point, however, as Jamie Benn scored 32 seconds into overtime to lift the Dallas Stars to a 2-1 victory at Little Caesars Arena. The Red Wings (17-25-8) are 5-3-3 in their past 11. The Red Wings had eight shots at the time. The Red Wings killed four Dallas power plays through two periods.mlive.com
Stars keep hot start going with 2-1 OT win over Red Wings
(AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)DALLAS – Jason Dickinson scored 1:32 into overtime and the Dallas Stars won a third straight home game to start their delayed season, beating the Detroit Red Wings 2-1 on Tuesday night. The Red Wings controlled the puck for the first minute-plus of the 3-on-3 period before the Stars gained control and moved into the offensive zone. “I saw he probably thought that I was going to shoot it so I was going to take him out,” Klingberg said. The Red Wings are winless in four of their past five games this season. Guys had to step up at key times.”STILL MISSINGThe Red Wings remain without forwards Adam Erne, Robby Fabbri, Sam Gagner and Filip Zadina and defenseman Jon Merrill because of COVID-19 protocols.
Radulov, Pavelski 2 goals as Stars beat Preds 7-0 in opener
... That was a special moment.”Joe Pavelski had two goals and two assists and Alexander Radulov also scored twice for the Stars, who had a scoreless first period. Five of Dallas’ goals came in the second, including three on the power play and an unassisted short-handed wrist shot by Esa Lindell. Pavelski and Kiviranta added power-play goals in the third period, those against Pekka Rinne, who entered after Saros allowed five goals on 20 shots. CAPTAIN HURTStars captain Jamie Benn was injured when his right leg buckled awkwardly after a collision with Viktor Arvidsson in the second period. Three of the shots game in the first period, including a wraparound attempt into Khudobin’s pads and a hard second shot on the rebound.
How to watch Dallas Stars vs. Tampa Bay Lightning, Game 4 Stanley Cup Finals (9/25/20): live stream, channel, time
The Dallas Stars looking to even the series with a win in Game 4 after falling to the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 3. The game will air on NBC and can be streamed on fuboTV (free trial) | Hulu | Sling (free trial)Tampa Bay looks to fire on all cylinders after the team netted two goals in the first period. The team saw the return of Steven Stamkos in Game 3 but will be without him in Game 4. What: Stanley Cup Finals - Game 4Who: Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Dallas StarsWhen: Friday, Sept. 25Time: 8 p.m. ETWhere: Rogers Place -- Edmonton, Alberta, CanadaTV: NBCStream: fuboTV (free trial) | Hulu | Sling (free trial)mlive.com
Tampa Bay momentum over Dallas into back-to-back Cup games
The Dallas Stars have to fix some things in a hurry, or this Stanley Cup Final could be over quickly. After consecutive games with three-goal periods, Tampa Bay has all of the momentum and a 2-1 series lead. Dallas' top line is without a goal against Tampa Bay. The NHL is playing Stanley Cup Final games on back-to-back nights for the first time since 2009, when Detroit won each of the first two games against Pittsburgh, which eventually won the series in seven games. In its only back-to-back this postseason, Tampa Bay won Games 2 and 3 in the second round of the Eastern Conference playoffs against Boston.
Lightning beat Stars 3-2 in Game 2, get even in Stanley Cup
EDMONTON, AB – Nikita Kucherov and the Tampa Bay Lightning got themselves up off the ice to get even in the Stanley Cup Final. It was the first time in seven games Tampa Bay scored the opening goal. But Dallas interim coach Rick Bowness challenged that Tampa Bay was offside, and replay clearly showed that Blake Coleman was. ... Kucherov’s 28 points (six goals, 22 assists) are the most ever in a postseason for a Tampa Bay player. The Lightning have started all three of the Stanley Cup Final appearances the same way, losing Game 1 and then winning Game 2.
Stanley Cup: Stars and Lightning turn defense into offense
This is a Stanley Cup matchup for all of those who like their games to be a bit defensive. “In today’s NHL you need that for your team to be successful,” Lightning defenseman Ryan McDonagh said Friday. “We're not surprised,” Stars defenseman John Klingberg said. ... He’s doing it all right now.”The Stars signed 14-year veteran Andrej Sekera as a free agent last summer, and he is finally in his first Stanley Cup Final with his fifth team. “Everyone is obviously very hungry to go all of the way,” said Hedman, part of Tampa Bay's loss to the Chicago Blackhawks in the Stanley Cup Final five years ago.