So, the Dallas Stars v Tampa Bay Lightning Stanley Cup Final is underway. In case you missed Game 1 of the finals; I’m here to share everything you need to know about this series.
Although many Sports Analysts predicted the Vegas Golden Knights and the Boston Bruins to be in the finals; both these teams didn’t fare as well as expected in the playoffs. When the playoffs started; no one expected these two teams to be in the finals. But, now we’re here! So, let’s take a look at these two teams competing for the Cup.
Dallas Stars v Tampa Bay Lightning
Since there is a lot of playoff action going on right now; it’s easy to miss a series. For instance, last night, Game 3 of the NBA between the Boston Celtics v Miami Heat was last night. To read more about this; be sure to visit our 2020 NBA Conference Finals Matchup post.
However, if you did catch Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals; you will know the Stars beat the Lightning with a score of 4 – 1.
At the same time, this series started out with the Stars having a 2 – 0 lead in the second period. With the team continuing to show their swagger; they were able to hold the Lightning to scoring only one goal.
So, the schedule for the Stanley Cup Finals is as follows.
Game 2 will be on Monday, September 21st at 8:00 p.m.
Game 3 will be on Wednesday, September 23rd at 8:00 p.m.
On September 24th, Game 4 will be at 8:00 p.m.
Meanwhile, if needed Game 5, 6, and 7 will be on September 26th, 28th, and 30th at 8:00 p.m.
Who will Win the 2020 Stanley Cup
Although the Dallas Stars were in control of Game 1; how will the Lightning come back in Game 2? When the Lightning has been at full strength; they have outscored their opponents throughout the playoffs by one goal. However, the Stars have surprised many skeptics when they eliminated the Knights.
Because the Lightning has matched up with teams similar in style to the Stars; they are expected to win it all.
As always, I welcome your comments on who you think will win the 2020 Stanley Cup?