The Dallas Stars never seem to be out of a game or a series.
After a very un-Dallas Stars-like first overtime period in which they sat back and let the Tampa Bay Lightning take it to them, players and coaches in the locker room had a very distinct message. ''We've got to play to win, let's go at them, let's get back on our toes and get skating again,'' coach Rick Bowness said. 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 and are confident based on recent experience they'll be able to close the series out in their next opportunity.
He played just three minutes this postseason, scoring one goal for the Tampa Bay Lightning.