The Dallas Stars won their fourth straight playoff game and sixth in seven contests to open up a 1-0 lead over the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 2020 Stanley Cup Final. Dallas once again delivered a stout defensive performance, holding the Eastern Conference champion to a single goal at Rogers Place. Goaltender Anton Khudobin took the early lead in the race for Stanley Cup Final MVP, as he turned away 35 of Tampa Bay's 36 attempts on goal.
Gary Bettman will take his first sigh of relief in months when he presents the Stanley Cup. Maybe I’ll get a full night sleep,” the NHL Commissioner said. Maybe one, and then the work begins on next season.
The Tampa Bay forward started off the third period, with his team trailing 3-1, in the box.