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Stars Fall 2-1 Against Tampa Bay - Game Recap

Tampa Bay earned a 2-1 victory over Dallas behind a 2-goal performance from Teddy Purcell on Friday at American Airlines Center.

The Lightning were a +120 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.5.

Tampa Bay got goals from Teddy Purcell (2) in the victory. Purcell opened the scoring at 18:48 of the first period.

Mathieu Garon turned in a 27-save effort for the Lightning.

Dallas got a goal from Tom Wandell in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Kari Lehtonen stopped 20 of 22 shots for the Stars, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Tampa Bay went 0-for-3, while the Stars were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.

Tampa Bay lost the shots on goal battle to Dallas by a margin of 28-22.

Tampa Bay heads into a battle against the Coyotes. Dallas, meanwhile, will have their next action against Minnesota.