Lightning rely on championship mettle for Game 3 win in Stanley Cup Final

Lightning rely on championship mettle for Game 3 win in Stanley Cup Final

The back-to-back Stanley Cup champions had been overwhelmed in a 7-0 loss in Game 2 at Ball Arena in Denver on Saturday, and they were down 2-0 in the best-of-7 series. “That showing last game didn’t sit well with anyone in that locker room,” forward Anthony Cirelli said. “We knew we had to come out …

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Tampa Bay Lightning’s Nikita Kucherov forced from Game 3 after ‘dangerous play’ by Colorado Avalanche’s Devon Toews

Tampa Bay Lightning's Nikita Kucherov forced from Game 3 after 'dangerous play' by Colorado Avalanche's Devon Toews

TAMPA — Tampa Bay Lightning star Nikita Kucherov left Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final following what his teammate called “a dangerous play” by Colorado Avalanche defenseman Devon Toews. Kucherov left the game with 6:05 remaining in the third period of Tampa Bay’s eventual 6-2 victory over the Avalanche that cut Colorado’s series lead …

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Springfield swipes Game 1 in OT

Springfield swipes Game 1 in OT

June 19, 2022 Rookie defenseman Matthew Kessel scored his first goal as a professional 5:09 into overtime to give the Springfield Thunderbirds a 5-4 victory over the Chicago Wolves in Game 1 of the Calder Cup Finals Sunday afternoon at Allstate Arena. Forwards Jack Drury, Richard Panik, David Gust and Stefan Noesen scored goals for …

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Kenan Thompson looking forward to hosting 2022 NHL Awards again

Kenan Thompson looking forward to hosting 2022 NHL Awards again

Kenan Thompson said he is looking forward to hosting the 2022 NHL Awards on Tuesday, three years after he hosted the last live edition of the event prior to the coronavirus pandemic. The Emmy-award winning actor and comedian will be front and center at Armature Works in Tampa (7 pm ET; ESPN, SN, TVAS) to …

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2022 Stanley Cup Final – How Game 3 impacts the rest of the series as Lightning strike back at Avalanche with 6-2 victory

2022 Stanley Cup Final - How Game 3 impacts the rest of the series as Lightning strike back at Avalanche with 6-2 victory

TAMPA, Fla. — What a difference 48 hours and a venue change makes. Facing a 2-0 deficit in the 2022 Stanley Cup Final — and coming off of a 7-0 loss to the Colorado Avalanche that felt even more lopsided than that score — the Tampa Bay Lightning returned home and threw an epic counterpunch, …

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Charles Barkley roasts Jayson Tatum during Stanley Cup Final broadcast

Charles Barkley roasts Jayson Tatum during Stanley Cup Final broadcast

Charles Barkley was on ESPN’s Stanley Cup Final broadcast for only a few minutes, but he had more than enough time to roast Jayson Tatum before he left. Barkley joined ESPN’s halftime show to discuss Ondrej Palat’s incredible goal for the Lightning in the first period of Monday night’s Game 3, among other things. During …

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Colorado Avalanche pull starting goaltender Darcy Kuemper from Game 3 loss after allowing five goals

Colorado Avalanche pull starting goaltender Darcy Kuemper from Game 3 loss after allowing five goals

TAMPA, Fla. — The Colorado Avalanche pulled goaltender Darcy Kuemper from Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final after the Tampa Bay Lightning took a 5-2 lead midway through the second period Monday night. Kuemper allowed five goals on 21 shots. He was replaced by backup Pavel Francouz as the Lightning went on to win …

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Unrivaled: ESPN E60 Relives, Examines Fierce Avalanche-Red Wings Rivalry Born 25 Years Ago

Unrivaled: ESPN E60 Relives, Examines Fierce Avalanche-Red Wings Rivalry Born 25 Years Ago

ESPN+ To Have Extended Version with Exclusive Content On-Demand After Initial Airing One of the most intense rivalries in sports history will be relived in Unrivaleda new, two-hour ESPN E60 program debuting Sunday, June 26, at 1 pm ET on ESPN. The program is hosted by Jeremy Schaap. The Colorado Avalanche, currently playing in the …

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