TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — The Tampa Bay Lightning earned their second Stanley Cup championship in franchise history on Monday night with a 2-0 win over the Dallas Stars in Game 6.
Archived live updates (most recent at top):
THIRD PERIOD: 2-0 TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING!
4:33 | McDonagh is sent to the penalty box for tripping.
8:45 | The Stars have started to look like the Stars in this period nearly doubling the number of shots on goal from the first two periods in about the first 12 minutes of this final period.
SECOND PERIOD: 2-0 TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING
12:59 | The Lightning add another goal on a shot fired by Blake Coleman. 2-0 Tampa Bay Lightning
FIRST PERIOD: 1-0 TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING
1:24 | The Stars have their first power play of the game.
7:37 | The Lightning score the first goal of the game on their second power play of the game. Brayden Point fires a shot at Khudobin. He makes the save but he allows a massive rebound. Point follows his shot and sends it home. 1-0 Tampa Bay Lightning
13:28 | The Lightning have the first power play of the game.
The Lightning hold a 3-2 lead in the series after losing in double overtime of Game 5 on Saturday. If the Bolts win Monday, the series would end and Tampa Bay would be Stanley Cup champions for the second time in franchise history. If the Stars win Monday, it would force a seventh and final game in the series that would be played on Wednesday.
The Bolts will again be without their captain Steven Stamkos, who was ruled out for the remainder of the series over the weekend. Stamkos made a brief goal-scoring appearance in Game 3.
Puck drop is set for 8 o’clock Monday night in Edmonton. You can watch the game on WFLA News Channel 8. Coverages begins at 7:30 p.m. on air and on WFLA.com.
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