RECAP: Stars force Game 6 against Lightning in double OT

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EDMONTON, Canada (WFLA) – The Tampa Bay Lightning are headed to Game 6 after losing to the Dallas Stars in double overtime of Game 5.

>> Full recap from Associated Press <<


This is an archived live blog of Saturday night’s game:

SECOND OVERTIME:

FIRST OVERTIME: 2-2

THIRD PERIOD: 2-2

6:45 | The Stars tie the game at two on a goal from Pavelski.

8:54 | The Stars have their second power play of the game. They are trailing by one goal.

16:22 | Sergachev scores to break the tie. The Lightning have the 2-1 lead in this game.

SECOND PERIOD: 1-1

7:27 | The Stars have their first power play of the game.

15:23 | Palat ties the game at one on a pretty goal. He carries the puck around Khudobin and slips it past him.

FIRST PERIOD: 1-0 DALLAS STARS

2:08 | The Stars score the first goal of the game. Corey Perry fires a high shot into the net.

15:41 | The Lightning get the first power play of the game.

PREGAME:

The Tampa Bay Lightning are looking to bring home the Stanley Cup after a final series of just five games.

The Bolts pulled off a thrilling and controversial win over the Dallas Stars in overtime of Game 4 Friday night, taking a commanding 3-1 series lead in the Stanley Cup Final. Fans are anxious to see if the Lightning will be able to keep the momentum and finish the series Saturday or if the Stars will force a Game 5.

Tampa Bay will again be without Captain Steven Stamkos when they take the ice in Edmonton Saturday. Stamkos scored a goal in Game 3 during his brief and only appearance in the series.

Hours ahead of the game, Thunder Alley outside Amalie Arena was already packed with fans getting ready for a socially-distanced watch party. A limited amount of season ticket holders have been allowed entrance to the arena to watch inside.

Game 5 is at 8 p.m. ET. You can watch it on WFLA News Channel 8.

This story will have live updates throughout the game. Check back after the puck drops.

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