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In the first return match of the Lightning Cup, the lightning beat the stars 5-0

TAMPA, Fl. (AP) – Andrei Vasilski’s 20 saves for the second time in a row փակ 23rd overall, and defending champions Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Dallas Stars 5-0 on Saturday night in the first leg of the Stanley Cup this season.

The teams will meet again in Dallas on Tuesday night. The previous four seasons of their scheduled matches were postponed due to weather problems with the COVID protocols in Dallas.

Steven Stamkos և had one goal each և Anthony ire ire և և և’s goal against Tampa Bay, while Ondrej Palace, Bryden Point Պատ Pat Maroon also scored against Tampa Bay. The Lightning scored two assists and one assist to extend their winning streak to four games.

Dallas’ Anton Khudobin made 12 saves before being replaced in the third by Ake Oak Ottinger, who stopped all five of his shots.

The House hit Tampa Bay’s first chance of power for three seconds, stealing a pass from Pason Dickinson, hitting Khudobin’s power for the seventh or fifth time of the season, which is his high season.

Tampa Bay scored three goals in the second half.

Cirelli, after missing two weeks, made a pass from Stamkos inside the Dallas blue line, ran towards the break, threw the ball into his hand before lifting it over Khudobin for the seventh shortest goal of his career at 4:06.

Ponti made it 3-0 when he lifted the ice, cut from the right, when he entered the Dallas area, put the knife on his stick finger, shot over his body to the far gate at 8 o’clock. On the 17th.

Maru hit Tyler Son Onson’s pass from the back of the net. On the 12th, in the second goal game of the Tampa Bay game.

Stamkos scored the 10th of his season and the third 1: 1. On 07, a one-time pass from Cirelli, which made it 5-0, ended the night for Khudobin.


Dallas RW Alexander Radulov missed his eighth game in a row due to an undisclosed lower body injury. Coach Rick Bownes said Radulov had been involved in light skating on his own and could return at some point during a six-game family run that opens against Tampa Bay on Tuesday.


The Dallas C Roope Hintz is back after missing two games with a minor injury. The stars called out Reth Gardner from the taxi squad, but he was scratched.


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