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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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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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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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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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Tampa Bay Lightning’s Brayden Point game-time decision for Game 3 of Stanley Cup Final

Tampa Bay Lightning's Brayden Point could return from injury for Game 6

TAMPA — Tampa Bay Lightning center Brayden Point is a game-time decision for Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final, coach Jon Cooper announced Monday. Point did not take part in the team’s morning skate. He returned to the Lightning lineup in Game 1 against the Colorado Avalanche after missing the previous two rounds, having …

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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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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 chasing Stanley Cup greatness, but don’t write off Lightning

Avalanche chasing Stanley Cup greatness, but don't write off Lightning

DENVER– They’re chasing greatness. They’ve got a shot to do something that hasn’t been done since a legendary team did it in the 1980s. No, not the Tampa Bay Lightning, who are trying to become the first team to win three straight Stanley Cup championships since the New York Islanders won four in a row …

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