A preview of the Stanley Cup Final between the Tampa Bay Lightning and Dallas Stars, including each team’s candidates for Conn Smythe, how they got to the Final and what they need to do to win the Cup.
The Dallas Stars clinched a spot in the Stanley Cup Final on Monday and could be joined by one of the two teams left in the East on Tuesday. Also a look at a new coaching hire in the Metropolitan Division as a familiar face goes to Washington.
In Game No. 8 in Chicago, both players finally got on the board, Giroux scoring on a deflection early and van Riemsdyk beating Robin Lehner off a turnover late in the third to seal the Flyers 4-1 win over the Blackhawks. Here are some observations from the Flyers win over Chicago.