October 27, 2021

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Kevin Shatenkirk scores in OT, Lightning wins Stanley Cup after beating Stars

Kevin Shatenkirk scores in OT, Lightning wins Stanley Cup after beating Stars

EDMONTON – The Tampa Bay Lightning went on to win the Stanley Cup on Friday, beating Dallas 5-4, leaving the Stars live with an overtime power-play goal.

Kevin Shuttenkirk Puck was removed from the right face-off circle by traffic and the last Dallas goalie Anton Khudobin At 6:34 of overtime.

Captain of the Stars Jamie Ben The front is in the box for tripping after being struck by lightning Tyler Johnson At the Tampa Blue Line.

“I don’t have a ton of time for a (penalty call on a) game Tyler Johnson Front feet Jamie Ben It doesn’t have a real impact on the drama, “said Dallas Forward Joe Powellsky.

“Jamie sighed at him and the man fell.

“(In the playoffs) It’s overtime, and we expect five out of five to face it.”

With a win in Game 5 on Saturday night at Rogers Place, Lightning has a 3-1 lead in the top seven NHL Final Series and can lift the cup for the second time in franchise history.

Brighton Point, With two goals, Annie Gourde, And Alex Killern Also did for Tampa Bay. Goldtender Andrei Vasilevsky Stopped 26 shots for the 17th win of the post-season against six losses.

Powellsky, with two goals, John Klingberg, And Corey Perry Replied for Dallas. Khudobin saved 30. His playoff record drops to 13-9.

It was a back-to-back game as Tampa Bay went twice out of deficit and burned Dallas with three power-play goals.

“We’re persevering,” Killorn said. “In two (power place), the first minute feels not great, but the second unit comes (and) they are ready.

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“I do not want to say all the goals are greasy, but we are working for these goals. They are not backdoor passes or anything like that.”

Tampa had to kill their own penalty in overtime before Shuttenkirk won.

“I think it just sticks with the process,” Point said. “We’ve working, we’re not focused on the end result, that next shift and it worked for us tonight.”

Dallas coach Rick Bones breaks top after looking to motivate his team after losing 5-2 in Game 3 Tyler Seguin, Jamie Ben And Alexander Radulov, Combining and comparing them into different combinations Joel Kiwiranta, Perry, and Powell are in the top six.

The strategy worked from the beginning.

Dallas had just three shots in the first period but scored twice. Klingberg scored first, then missed to Powellsky in the Ben Slot, who zipped the puck blocker-side low over Vasilevsky.

Point scored his first goal in seconds of dying in the first period in a properly executed 200-foot breakout.

Shuttenkirk, on his own end, fired a bounce pass from the boards Ondrage Palette The center is interconnected and transmitted to the point in full flight, he adorned the kudobin in the backhand.

In the second period of the power play, they tied the score at 2-2, standing next to the Dallas net and bunt a puck from mid-air.

Dallas took a 3-2 lead in the second period when Vasilevsky blocked a close-in shot from a Seguin, but Perry went home with a loose puck.

Tampa answered again on the power play for a minute to go in the frame. Gourde jumped over the rebound that came exactly to his stick in the slot.

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Kilorn and Powellsky exchanged sharp angled goals in third place.

Segwin said Dallas will be ready when it changes slightly to Game 5.

“I think I earned more,” he said. “I trust this team, trust the boys. We’ve got another level here.”

Point has 13 goals and 17 assists this season, but is behind the linemate Nikita Kucherov For the NHL playoff scoring lead. Kucherov logged in with two assists and had seven goals and 32 points.

Powellsky leads the Stars with 12 post-season goals.

Tampa Bay Captain Steven Stankos Not dressed for the game and it is questionable for the rest of the series. Stankos started Game 3 on Wednesday and scored on his first shot, but sat on the bench for the last two seasons.

He has been out since late February, recovering from core muscle surgery and minor injury to the body. The NHL does not release injury information.

All games are played in front of an audience at Rogers Place, and players are segregated between competitions to avoid hesitation to COVID-19.

This report of the Canadian Press was first published on September 25, 2020.