3 Keys: Stars vs. Lightning, Game 1 of Stanley Cup Final

The Lightning defeated the New York Islanders 2-1 in overtime of Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Final on Thursday to advance to the Cup Final for the first time since 2015, when they lost in six ga… [+3734 chars]

Lightning, Stars ready to make history in unprecedented Stanley Cup Final

It was Media Day at the 2020 Stanley Cup Final, and Tampa Bay Lightning coach Jon Cooper wore a gray Cup Final sweatshirt in front of a black Cup Final backdrop as he answered questions at the JW Mar… [+4688 chars]

Stars, Lightning savor opportunity to compete for Stanley Cup

Jamie Benn needed two words to describe what winning the Stanley Cup would mean to him."The world," the Dallas Stars captain said. He'd likely have the same answer in any year. This isn't any year,… [+4849 chars]

Cooper of Lightning, Bowness of Stars to make history in Cup Final

Jon Cooper and Rick Bowness coached for five seasons together trying to win the Stanley Cup for the first time.Now, each will have to go through the other to do it. When Cooper's Tampa Bay Lightning… [+3097 chars]

Vasilevskiy vs. Khudobin goalie matchup in Stanley Cup Final

Goaltending is an integral part of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. We've charted the last 50 goals allowed by each goalie in the regular season and every goal in the postseason, with the help of Apex Video… [+8192 chars]

Stamkos could return for Lightning during Stanley Cup Final against Stars

Steven Stamkos could return for the Tampa Bay Lightning at some point during the Stanley Cup Final against the Dallas Stars but will not play in Game 1 at Rogers Place in Edmonton on Saturday (7:30 p… [+3466 chars]

Stanley Cup Final schedule

The Eastern Conference champion Tampa Bay Lightning will play the Western Conference champion Dallas Stars in the 2020 Stanley Cup Final.All games in the best-of-7 series will be played at Rogers Pla… [+610 chars]

Lightning vs. Stars Stanley Cup Final preview

The Stanley Cup Final features the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Dallas Stars in a best-of-7 series, which starts with Game 1 at Rogers Place in Edmonton, the hub city for the Final.[RELATED: Complete … [+9848 chars]

Khudobin, Hedman top candidates for Conn Smythe Trophy at start of Final

Who has been the most valuable player during the Stanley Cup Playoffs heading into the Stanley Cup Final between the Dallas Stars and the Tampa Bay Lightning? NHL.com asked 11 of its writers who have… [+4167 chars]

Stanley Cup Final predictions for Lightning vs. Stars

The Tampa Bay Lightning will win the Stanley Cup, according to 11 of the 16 NHL.com staff writers and editors who made their predictions for the final round. Of the 11 who picked the Lightning, eight… [+10589 chars]