The Stars scored twice through defenders jumping into the play en route to a 4-1 win over the Lightning in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup final.Dallas head coach Rick Bowness calls it a high-risk, high-reward method change born out of necessity in the modern-day game."

When we're seeing that, we're on our heels and that's not how we play the video game. We play the game on our toes going north," he said."Nobody is happy of the way we played, and we have an extremely proud group," said Coleman. Will he play in Monday's Game 2? Oleksiak buries his own rebound: In his day-to-day wrap-up, Rob Pizzo previews Game 2 in between

the Lightning and Stars, and speak about the possible return of Stamkos from injury. 2:39 Dallas forward Jason Dickinson stated they are being successful in keeping shots to the border and collapsing in on the net when pucks survived. "We're all on the exact same page. We do not

get running [. around] When we're in doubt we pack it in and we'll broaden from there and protect your house first,"stated Dickinson." When

it does open, we have [Khudobin] there to shut the door for us."Khudobin, a journeyman backup in his 11th season, is having a storybook post-season, starting 19 games for a hurt Ben Bishop and acquiring 13 wins. Versus the Vegas Golden Knights in the Western Conference final he allowed simply eight objectives on 161 shots for a. 950 save percentage. However Bowness stated even keeping shots at a long distance is not great news."

When we're seeing that, we're on our heels and that's not how we play the video game. We play the video game on our toes going north," he said. The Lightning have yet to lose back-to-back games in this post-season, which has seen teams play in so-called isolated bubbles in Edmonton and Toronto to avoid contracting the coronavirus.

Tampa prepared to strike back Forward Blake Coleman stated they'll be a different team

in Game 2 Monday night at Rogers Place."Nobody is happy of the way we played, and we have a really proud group," said Coleman."I expect every guy to look in the mirror and recover and play better than they performed in Game 1."Towering above the series is the concern of whether previous two-time league scoring champion and Lightning group captain

Steven Stamkos will return. Stamkos

has been out because March after undergoing surgical treatment for a core muscle injury. He's skating with the group in

practice. Will he play in Monday's Game 2? Tampa head coach Jon Cooper was asked."I think there's always a possibility, however as of now I do not believe so, "Cooper responded. Bowness said they're preparing for

him:"We're expecting Steven to play at some point."