The longtime friends who had played hockey together since they were 14 years old traded goals. How appropriate was that.
Vincent Lecavalier grabbed a puck that got away from the Stars on the power play, flew down the ice and beat Marty Turco five-hole for a 1-0 Lightning lead just 1:33 into this one.
So not to be outdone, Brad Richards takes Mark Parrish's pass and beats Mike Smith just 20 seconds later.
It's just going to be one of those nights, right? Oh, and here are the lines: