NHL News and Notes from Saturday, September 19th, 2020
- Gary Bettman held his yearly Stanley Cup Final Presser
- Dallas Stars v. Tampa Bay Lightning – 730p ET Start Time
- To kick start the Stanley Cup Final both the Stars and Lightning look to gain the momentum with a Game 1 victory. In the first six minutes of the first period Joel Hanley would strike to give the Stars the early 1-0 lead. However, the Lightning would respond as Yanni Gourde would score his sixth of the postseason to tie the game at one. In the second period Jamie Oleksiak would recover his rebound to score and give the Stars the 2-1 lead, and then with 28 seconds left in the second Joel Kiviranta would score his fifth of the playoffs for the 3-1 Dallas lead. Then in the third period Jason Dicinson would hit the empty netter to give the Stars the 4-1 victory to take Game 1.
- Kassie’s TXHT Recap – Stars D Step Up to Take Game 1