Before the fourth final, the Tampa Bay Lightning led the match against Dallas Stars by a score of 2-1. Pytty can be raised with four wins.
Roope Hintz injured in the second installment. Tampa Bayn Tyler Johnson dropped his racket, which slid onto Hintz’s skates. The Finnish striker lost his balance and pushed towards the wing.
Hintz was no longer playing in the match.
The start of the match went exactly as Dallas, who left to level the match, hoped. After just over seven minutes of play, the Stars defender Jacob Klingberg went alone to challenge the entire Lightning defense, got his own shot back with a lucky bounce and hit with a new attempt at the puck to the finish.
At the end of the batch Stars Jamie Benn and Joe Pavelski managed to attack with two against one, Benn served tastefully and Pavelski finished for sure.
Half a minute before the break, Tampa Bay superstar Brayden Point escaped through and narrowed handsomely.
Point masterpiece from here from the link.
After the first set, Dallas led 2-1.
The second round had time to expire in just over two minutes as Tampa Bay hit match levels. Jamie Oleksiak had a good opportunity to attack in the middle, but remembered their instructions to focus on wing attacks instead.
Dallas re-took the lead before the middle of the round when Tyler Seguin drove with a roar to the goal, and a power striker Corey Perry got to run the loose disc to an empty finish. 3–2.
At the end of the game, Lightning rose to levels again – as if by force majeure. Nikita Kutsherovin the feed bounced miserably for Dallas That Lindellin directly from the skate Yanni Gourdelle, who moved the puck to an empty finish.
Kutsherov, who has recorded two passes so far, has now preyed as many as 25 pass points in this year’s playoffs. It’s an NHL record for winger pitchers in one-season playoffs. Kutsherov will also lead this season’s playoffs with two points ahead of Point.
After two rounds, the match was 3–3.
In the third set, Tampa Bay took the lead for the first time in the match. After less than seven minutes of play, Alex Killornin an even more accurate wrist shot found its way to the top corner of the Dallas goal. 4–3 Tampa.
Killorn’s goal from here.
After the middle of the game, the game was tied again! Joe Pavelski’s shot bounced off the target Andrei Vasilevskin combat defender Kevin Shattenkirkiin and from there to the finish. Paint for Pavelski, feed points for Seguin and Miro Heiskanen.
Heiskanen moved a point away from third place in the playoffs.
After three batches, the situation was 4-4. Extension in front.
Dallas became superior right at the start of the overtime. However, the Stars could not get closer to Tyler Seguin’s shot on the irons.
A few minutes later, the superiority got to try Tampa Bay, and it settled the match. Shattenkirk’s hot shot was irresistible Anton Khudobinin behind the back, and the match 5–4 for Lightning.
Tampa Bay now leads the final series with a match win of 3-1. The series is interrupted next night in Finnish time for Lightning. Dallas, on the other hand, has quite a mountain to climb.