Stanley Cup Final

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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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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Stanley Cup Final Game 3 live blog: Avalanche vs. Lightning

Stanley Cup Final Game 3 live blog: Avalanche vs.  Lightning

Welcome to Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final between the Colorado Avalanche and Tampa Bay Lightning. The Avalanche lead the best-of-7 series 2-0 and have yet to lose on the road this postseason, owning a 7-0 record. The Lightning lost the first two games of the Eastern Conference Final to the New York Rangers …

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3 Keys: Avalanche at Lightning, Game 3 of Stanley Cup Final

3 Keys: Avalanche at Lightning, Game 3 of Stanley Cup Final

Avalanche (1C) and Lightning (3A) 8 p.m. ET; ABC, ESPN+, CBC, SN, TVAS Colorado leads best-of-7 series 2-0 The Tampa Bay Lightning know they’ll need more than a boost from their home crowd in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final against the Colorado Avalanche at Amalie Arena on Monday. After losing the first two …

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Point game-time decision for Lightning against Avalanche in Game 3

Point game-time decision for Lightning against Avalanche in Game 3

TAMPA– Brayden Point is a game-time decision for the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final against the Colorado Avalanche on Monday. The forward had missed 10 games after sustaining a lower-body injury in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference First Round against the Toronto Maple Leafs on May 14, but …

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Helm relishes opportunity with Avalanche in 2022 Stanley Cup Final

Helm relishes opportunity with Avalanche in 2022 Stanley Cup Final

DENVER– Fourteen years. That’s how long it’s been since Darren Helm has held the Stanley Cup over his head. He was 21 years old when the Detroit Red Wings defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 6 of the 2008 Stanley Cup Final at Mellon Arena, 25 games into his NHL career. Now he’s 35. Mellon …

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Mike Harrington: Cup finalists JT Compher and Brandon Hagel were Sabers picks who never got to Buffalo | Buffalo Sabers News

Mike Harrington: Cup finalists JT Compher and Brandon Hagel were Sabers picks who never got to Buffalo |  Buffalo Sabers News

DENVER – There’s a big what-could-have been on both sides of the ice for the Buffalo Sabers in this battle of heavyweights for the Stanley Cup. There’s Colorado Avalanche center JT Compher, taken in the second round by Darcy Regier in his final draft as Sabers general manager in 2013 and traded two years later …

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Lehkonen making father proud with his drive toward winning Stanley Cup

Lehkonen making father proud with his drive toward winning Stanley Cup

He watched his son, Artturi Lehkonenscore a goal for the Colorado Avalanche in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final, a 4-3 victory against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Wednesday. And the 60-year-old coach and mentor, who’s covering the Final for YLE television network from Finland, continues to watch Artturi represent the newest generation of …

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Manson eyes Stanley Cup with Avalanche in Final after father came close

Manson eyes Stanley Cup with Avalanche in Final after father came close

“Oh, I didn’t even think about [Father’s Day],” Josh, a Colorado Avalanche defenseman, said last week. “The focus has been on everything else. I’m sure we’ll be spending some good time together soon and we’ll want to make it special.” Josh and the Avalanche defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning 7-0 in Game 2 of the …

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Avalanche focused on repeat performance in Game 3 of Stanley Cup Final

Avalanche focused on repeat performance in Game 3 of Stanley Cup Final

DENVER– The Colorado Avalanche have a simple goal for Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final: replicate how they played in a 7-0 victory against the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 2 on Saturday. “I was really impressed with our team’s performance last night,” coach Jared Bednar said before the Avalanche departed for Florida. “I …

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