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Tampa Bay Lightning denied three-peat by Colorado Avalanche but adamant 'it's not the end of our run'

Tampa Bay Lightning denied three-peat by Colorado Avalanche but adamant ‘it’s not the end of our run’

TAMPA, Fla. — The Tampa Bay Lightning fell short of their first Stanley Cup treble since 1983, but they don’t think their dynasty has collapsed. “Who said we were done? This core is here. We’ve fought. We’ve been through everything you can think of and, for the most part, we’ve found a way to the …

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Colorado Avalanche win first Stanley Cup since 2001 with comeback victory in Game 6

Colorado Avalanche win first Stanley Cup since 2001 with comeback victory in Game 6

TAMPA, Fla. — The Colorado Avalanche are Stanley Cup champions for the first time since 2001 after defeating the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-1 in Game 6 of the Cup Final on Sunday. Artturi Lehkonen scored the Avalanche’s game-winning goal in the second half. Darcy Kuemper recorded 22 saves in the victory. Tampa Bay was making …

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Tampa Bay Lightning's Brayden Point to miss fourth straight Stanley Cup Final game

Tampa Bay Lightning’s Brayden Point to miss fourth straight Stanley Cup Final game

TAMPA, Fla. — Tampa Bay Lightning coach Jon Cooper said he hopes to go with the same lineup in Game 6 that he used in Game 5, meaning center Brayden Point will miss his fourth straight game of the Stanley Cup Final. Point skated with the team again before Sunday night’s Game 6 in Tampa, …

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2022 Stanley Cup Final - What we learned in Game 5 as the Tampa Bay Lightning extend the series to Game 6

2022 Stanley Cup Final – What we learned in Game 5 as the Tampa Bay Lightning extend the series to Game 6

The Stanley Cup was in the building. The fans were buzzing. The Colorado Avalanche were on the verge of a third championship. Then the game began, and the Tampa Bay Lightning showed the resilience that has carried them to back-to-back Cups, and to Game 6 in their quest for a tripleheader. Their 3-2 victory surprised …

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2022 Stanley Cup Final - Best moments, scenes and breakdown of Tampa Bay Lightning-Colorado Avalanche Game 5

2022 Stanley Cup Final – Best moments, scenes and breakdown of Tampa Bay Lightning-Colorado Avalanche Game 5

The Stanley Cup is in the building. The Colorado Avalanche leads the best-of-seven series with the Tampa Bay Lightning, 3-1. The Avs could close out the series and keep the Cup in the building in Game 5 on Friday. Game 4, which ended in a 3-2 overtime victory for Colorado, was not without controversy. Video …

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2022 Stanley Cup Final - Can the Avs clinch on home ice? Previewing what could be a deciding Game 5

2022 Stanley Cup Final – Can the Avs clinch on home ice? Previewing what could be a deciding Game 5

7:00 a.m. Eastern Time ESPN staff The 2022 Stanley Cup Final could be decided Friday night in Denver, with the Colorado Avalanche holding a 3-1 lead over the Tampa Bay Lightning. Who needs to step up for the Lightning to force the series back to Tampa? Who is Conn Smythe’s favourite? Will the Avs lift …

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Chicago Blackhawks expected to hire Montreal Canadiens assistant Luke Richardson as coach, source confirms

Chicago Blackhawks expected to hire Montreal Canadiens assistant Luke Richardson as coach, source confirms

Luke Richardson is expected to become the Chicago Blackhawks’ new head coach, an NHL source confirmed to ESPN on Friday. Richardson would replace interim coach Derek King, who went 27-33-10 after replacing Jeremy Colliton 12 games into the season. Richardson, an assistant coach with the Montreal Canadiens, was offered the head coaching job this week, …

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Tampa Bay Lightning coach Jon Cooper questions if Colorado Avalanche center Nazem Kadri's OT winner should have counted

Tampa Bay Lightning coach Jon Cooper questions if Colorado Avalanche center Nazem Kadri’s OT winner should have counted

TAMPA, Fla. — Tampa Bay Lightning coach Jon Cooper held a brief and tense news conference after the Game 4 loss of the Stanley Cup Final on Wednesday night, during which he questioned the Legality of Colorado Avalanche center Nazem Kadri’s game-winning goal in overtime. Cooper rambled for a minute about his love of the …

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