Series (Game 1 of 2)

Series tied 1-1

Game 1: Sunday, September 24th
Game 2: Saturday, September 30th

Stars 4

(2-3-0, 4 pts)

Lightning 7

(2-0-1, 5 pts)

7:00 PM ET, September 24, 2006

Amalie Arena, Tampa, Florida

1 2 3 T
DAL 2 1 14
TB 2 2 37

Tampa Bay 7, Dallas 4

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Vinny Prospal and Dan Boyle had two goals each to help the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Dallas Stars 7-4 in a preseason game Sunday night.

Vincent Lecavalier and Brad Richards had four assists apiece for Tampa Bay. Marc Denis stopped 28 shots.

Dallas got a goal and an assist from Mike Modano. Marty Turco made 29 saves.

Prospal got his second game-tying goal at 9:09 of the second, and Boyle picked up his second power-play goal at 12:25 to put Tampa Bay up 4-3.

Doug Janik made it 5-3 at 1:39 of the third. After Modano cut the Dallas deficit to one at 3:32, Tampa Bay secured the win on goals by Martin St. Louis, on the power play, at 9:48 and Filip Kuba with 6:47 left.

The Stars went up 3-2 at 1:18 of the second on a goal by Janne Niinimaa.

Jussi Jokinen put Dallas ahead 1-0 just 14 seconds into the game.

Tampa Bay scored twice in 21-second span in the first for a 2-1 lead. Prospal tied it at 11:40 before Boyle scored his first power-play goal at 12:01.

Dallas pulled even at 2 on Loui Eriksson's goal with 1:21 left in the first.<

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