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 lead 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 Friday’s Game 5. Game 4, which ended in a 3-2 Colorado overtime win, did not come without controversy. Video replay … Read more

Trotz tells NHL.com why he won’t coach next season

Barry Trotz will not coach in the NHL next season, saying he’s certain he’s not in a position to give the time and commitment required to do any job to his standard. In an exclusive interview with NHL.com on Friday, the 59-year-old said he wrestled long and hard with the decision about taking another job … Read more

3 Keys: Lightning at Avalanche, Game 5 of Stanley Cup Final

(3A) Lightning at (1C) Avalanche 8 pm ET; ABC, ESPN +, CBC, SN, TVAS Colorado leads best-of-7 series 3-1 The Colorado Avalanche can win the Stanley Cup for the first time since 2001 with a victory against the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final at Ball Arena in Denver on … Read more

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

7:00 AM ET 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 the Conn Smythe favorite? Will the Avs lift … Read more

LeBrun: Nazem Kadri waits, then celebrates, and Patrick Kane knows the feeling

TAMPA, Fla. – The puck went in. Then came the delayed reaction. Then came Patrick Kane’s phone blowing up. Yup, the same feeling in the arena, 12 years later. I was there for both goals. Kane’s Cup-clinching, overtime goal for the Chicago Blackhawks in Philadelphia in June 2010 took a few moments to register, and … Read more

Too many men? Stanley Cup Final gets a dose of controversy with disputed Avalanche OT goal

TAMPA, Fla. – If it was an illegal line change, it wasn’t the first one a team has gotten away with in the Stanley Cup playoffs. In fact, many will remember that the Tampa Bay Lightning themselves got away with one last year. But an emotional Jon Cooper, coach of the Lightning, made Wednesday night’s … Read more

Nazem Kadri returns from thumb injury to score game-winning OT goal, Colorado Avalanche need 1 win to clinch Stanley Cup

TAMPA, Fla. – Nazem Kadri knows how to make an entrance. Colorado’s top-flight forward returned to the lineup following thumb surgery in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final against Tampa Bay on Wednesday and scored the overtime game-winner that gave the Avalanche a 3-2 win, and a 3-1 series lead. Now Colorado has a … Read more

2022 Stanley Cup Final – Best moments, scenes and breakdown from Colorado Avalanche-Tampa Bay Lightning Game 4

The Tampa Bay Lightning showed some life in Game 3 of the 2022 Stanley Cup Final against the Colorado Avalanche on Monday. After getting blown out in Game 2, Tampa got goals from six different scorers in a 6-2 win. After allowing 11 goals in the first two games, Andrei Vasilevskiy was back in form … Read more

New Dallas Stars coach Peter DeBoer ‘getting excited again’ a month removed from losing job with Vegas Golden Knights

DALLAS – Peter DeBoer didn’t really hesitate to jump right back into coaching with the Dallas Stars about a month after he was fired by the Vegas Golden Knights. Now he is ready to try to spark the offense of the only playoff team to get outscored during the 2021-22 regular season. “The Vegas one … Read more