Plucky Stars, leading Lightning confident going into Game 6

The plucky Stars are embracing the underdog role missing several key players to injury and feel as if they're playing with house money, while the deep, talented Lightning still feel like the favorites up 3-2 in the series.

Stamkos scores, leaves, Lightning beat Dallas Stars 5-2 in Game 3

Steven Stamkos scored on his first shot since February, left with injury and the Tampa Bay Lightning kept dominating without him, blowing the Dallas Stars out of an empty arena with a 5-2 rout in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final on Wednesday night to take the lead in the series.

Dallas Stars beat Lightning 4-1 in Game 1 of Stanley Cup

The well-rested Dallas Stars took it to the banged-up Tampa Bay Lightning with the play and physicality early and goaltender Anton Khudobin closed it out with 22 third-period saves to win Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final 4-1 on Saturday night.