Stars keep playoff hopes alive with 5-2 win over Lightning

Dallas Stars goaltender Anton Khudobin (35) makes a save as Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Pat Maroon (14) looks for a rebound during the second period of an NHL hockey game Friday, May 7, 2021, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Jason Behnken)


TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Joe Pavelski had two goals and two assists to help keep the Dallas Stars’ postseason hopes alive with a 5-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning. The win moved Dallas within two points of Nashville heading into the final weekend of the regular season. Roope Hintz added a goal and two assists for Dallas, which ended a five-game winless streak. Joel Kiviranta and Jamie Oleksiak also scored and Anton Khudobin made 26 saves. The Lightning had a seven-game point streak stopped. Blake Coleman and Alex Barre-Boulet scored for Tampa Bay.

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