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Former Maverick Carter Verhaeghe Becomes Third Consecutive Maverick to Appear on Stanley Cup Roster

September 18, 2020 - ECHL (ECHL) - Kansas City Mavericks News Release

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. - Tampa Bay Lightning forward Carter Verhaeghe (VURR-hay-ghee) will become the third consecutive former Kansas City Mavericks player to be on a Stanley Cup Finals roster, as the Tampa Bay Lightning advanced to the 2020 Stanley Cup Final Thursday night with a 2-1 win over the New York Islanders in overtime at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Verhaeghe joins Ville Husso (HOO-soh) (St. Louis Blues, 2019) and Maxime Lagace (LAY-gah-see) (Vegas Golden Knights, 2018) as the only former Mavericks to appear on a Stanley Cup Final roster. Verhaeghe has a chance to become the first former Maverick to play in a Stanley Cup Final game should he appear in this year's cup final between the Tampa Bay Lightning and Dallas Stars.

This postseason, Verhaeghe has appeared in five games for the Lightning, tallying two assists.

Game One of the 2020 Stanley Cup Final begins at 6:30 p.m. from Rogers Place in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

2020 Stanley Cup Television Schedule

Game 1: Saturday, Sept. 19, 7:30 p.m. ET - NBC

Game 2: Monday, Sept. 21, 8 p.m. ET - NBCSN

Game 3: Wednesday, Sept. 23, 8 p.m. ET - NBCSN

Game 4: Friday, Sept. 25, 8 p.m. ET - NBC

*Game 5: Saturday, Sept. 26, 8 p.m. ET - NBC

*Game 6: Monday, Sept. 28, 8 p.m. ET - NBC

*Game 7: Wednesday, Sept. 30, 8 p.m. ET - NBC

*If necessary

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