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Bednar appreciates patience shown by Avalanche along bumpy road to Cup

Bednar appreciates patience shown by Avalanche along bumpy road to Cup

TAMPA — Jared Bednar’s instinct was to continue coaching until the clock ran out. So when the Colorado Avalanche players started celebrating in front of him on the bench during the final seconds of their championship-clinching 2-1 victory against the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final on Sunday, Bednar tried …

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Best sights and sounds from Game 6 between the Colorado Avalanche and Tampa Bay Lightning

Best sights and sounds from Game 6 between the Colorado Avalanche and Tampa Bay Lightning

The Colorado Avalanche defeated the two-time defending champion Tampa Bay Lightning to hoist the Stanley Cup for the third time in franchise history. 2 Related Despite coming off its second loss in a potential series-clinching game this postseason, Colorado remained in control of the series with a 3-2 lead heading into Sunday night. History was …

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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 the first Stanley Cup three-peat since 1983 — but they don’t believe their dynasty has crumbled. “Who said we’re done? This core is here. We’ve battled. We’ve been through everything you can think of and, for the most part, we’ve found a way to come …

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Trade pickups help Avalanche complete Cup puzzle, cherish ‘being part of something special’

Trade pickups help Avalanche complete Cup puzzle, cherish ‘being part of something special’

Finally, Andrew Cogliano knows what it feels like to lift the 35-pound Stanley Cup high over his head. After 1,140 regular-season games — the most of any NHL player since 2007, when he entered the league — and 116 playoff games, Cogliano capitalized on the lifeline he received when he was traded to the Colorado …

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

TAMPA, Fla. — Tampa Bay Lightning coach Jon Cooper said he expects 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 ahead of Sunday night’s Game 6 in …

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