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Dallas Stars/Nashville Predators Series Tied 2-2

from Matthew DeFranks of the Dallas News,

In the delirium of the green-tinted, laser-spewing, euphoria-inducing American Airlines Center on Wednesday night, the Stars authored a story of redemption.

In their most important game of the season, a 5-1 win in Game 4 over Nashville that evened the first-round series at two games apiece, the Stars removed the doubt that followed them after Monday night's loss to the Predators.

Redemption called Ben Bishop's name. Bishop is the Stars No. 1 goaltender, and potentially the best one in the league, maligned by an uncharacteristically leaky performance Monday night when he surrendered two soft goals in an otherwise strong game from Dallas.

On Wednesday night, when coach Jim Montgomery showed faith in starting him again, Bishop responded with a 33-save victory. It was Bishop's return to the normally steady goalie he's been all year, when he led the league in save percentage and goals against average.

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damndog revenge   From the bowels of Detroit's avatar

This has been a good series to watch. Very physical and lots of skill plays each way. Very fun.

Posted by damndog revenge From the bowels of Detroit on 04/18/19 at 10:13 AM ET

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This is the most defensive of the series. Goals, with the exception of last night have been very hard to come by.

I think the Predators are lucky the series is 2-2. With the exception of one game and a couple of short stretches Dallas has completely outplayed them. The Predators don’t seem to have the intensity necessary to win the puck battles, their power play is horrendous and they can’t get shots through to the net.

Posted by evileye on 04/18/19 at 01:11 PM ET

damndog revenge   From the bowels of Detroit's avatar

Agreed!

Dallas has looked like the better team. Nashville doesn’t have the spunk it has the last two playoffs. But shit can change quick in the playoffs, but Dallas seems to be more of the aggressor.

Posted by damndog revenge From the bowels of Detroit on 04/18/19 at 01:48 PM ET

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