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Cooper not sure who will start in goal for Lightning in Game 3 of Stanley Cup Final

  • Chicago Blackhawks right wing Patrick Kane listens to a question during a news conference, Sunday, June 7, 2015, in Chicago. The Blackhawks and the Tampa Bay Lightning are tied 1-1 in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final after the Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the Chicago Blackhawks 4-3 in Game 2. Game 3 is scheduled for Monday. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

    Chicago Blackhawks right wing Patrick Kane listens to a question during a news conference, Sunday, June 7, 2015, in Chicago. The Blackhawks and the Tampa Bay Lightning are tied 1-1 in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final after the Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the Chicago Blackhawks 4-3 in Game 2. Game 3 is scheduled for Monday. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)  (The Associated Press)

  • Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos talks during a news conference, Sunday, June 7, 2015, in Chicago. The Tampa Bay Lightning and the Chicago Blackhawks are tied 1-1 in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final after the Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the Chicago Blackhawks 4-3 in Game 2. Game 3 is scheduled for Monday. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

    Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos talks during a news conference, Sunday, June 7, 2015, in Chicago. The Tampa Bay Lightning and the Chicago Blackhawks are tied 1-1 in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final after the Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the Chicago Blackhawks 4-3 in Game 2. Game 3 is scheduled for Monday. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)  (The Associated Press)

  • Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos talks during a news conference, Sunday, June 7, 2015, in Chicago. The Tampa Bay Lightning and the Chicago Blackhawks are tied 1-1 in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final after the Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the Chicago Blackhawks 4-3 in Game 2. Game 3 is scheduled for Monday. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

    Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos talks during a news conference, Sunday, June 7, 2015, in Chicago. The Tampa Bay Lightning and the Chicago Blackhawks are tied 1-1 in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final after the Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the Chicago Blackhawks 4-3 in Game 2. Game 3 is scheduled for Monday. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)  (The Associated Press)

Tampa Bay coach Jon Cooper says he isn't sure who will start in goal for the Lightning in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final.

Ben Bishop left midway through the third period of Tampa Bay's 4-3 victory over Chicago on Saturday night. He returned for a brief stretch and then left for good. Andrei Vasilevskiy made five saves to help close out the win.

There was no word from the Lightning on Sunday on why Bishop departed. Cooper indicated he could be available for Monday night's game, and he might know more at the morning skate.

Cooper says it would be a blow for Tampa Bay if Bishop is unable to play, but the team is confident it can win with Vasilevskiy in net.

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