The Stars prevented the Lightning from winning the Cup for the first time since 2004 when Corey Perry scored at 9:23 of the second overtime for a 3-2 victory in Game 5 on Saturday. It was Perry’s second goal of the game after he opened the scoring at 17:52 of the first period. Joe Pavelski, another free agent acquisition, scored the game-tying goal at 13:15 of the third.
The Lightning are 5-0 in games following a loss in this year’s playoffs.
Tampa Bay’s star players have helped them achieve that 5-0 mark, with Nikita Kucherov having seven points (one goal, six assists), Brayden Point with five points (three goals, two assists) and Ondrej Palat with four points (three goals, one assist).
Monday, Sept. 28
Dallas at Tampa Bay, 7 p.m. (NBC, CBC, TVAS, SN/NBC Sports Live)