DALLAS — The Dallas Stars forced a Game 6 over the weekend, but couldn't keep their Stanley Cup hopes alive.
Read below for a game recap.
Brayden Point scored first for Tampa Bay on a power play, after the Stars gave up two power plays in the first 12 minutes of the game. The Stars ended the period on a power play and a series of shot attempts that were all blocked. At the end of the first, it was 1-0 Tampa, with 11 shots on goal for Tampa and just four for Dallas.
Another scoreless period for Dallas. Plano product Blake Coleman scored for Tampa, making it 2-0, and Dallas couldn't connect with any shot attempts. Tampa continued to outshoot Dallas.
Dallas wasted a power play opportunity late in the third period and eventually pulled Anton Khudobin from the net, but it wasn't enough as Tampa Bay held on to blank Dallas 2-0, winning the Stanley Cup and ending Dallas' championship hopes.