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Lightning resolute facing elimination again in Game 6 of Cup Final

Lightning resolute facing elimination again in Game 6 of Cup Final

DENVER — The Tampa Bay Lightning boarded their flight home Saturday, undoubtedly weary from another long grind during the Stanley Cup Playoffs, but grateful they have at least one more game to play, and hopefully another after that. The Lightning will face elimination for the fourth time this postseason in Game 6 of the Stanley …

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Lightning sole focus is Game 5 victory to keep Cup three-peat hopes alive

Lightning sole focus is Game 5 victory to keep Cup three-peat hopes alive

DENVER — They say the Stanley Cup is the hardest trophy to win. Well, it’s also the hardest trophy to lose. When you’ve invested so much physically, mentally and emotionally for more than two months during the Stanley Cup Playoffs, you don’t want it to go for naught. Now consider the Tampa Bay Lightning entering …

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Avalanche top Lightning in OT in Game 4, extend Stanley Cup Final lead

Avalanche top Lightning in OT in Game 4, extend Stanley Cup Final lead

TAMPA — Nazem Kadri scored 12:02 into overtime, and the Colorado Avalanche moved to within one victory of their first championship since 2001 with a 3-2 win against the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final at Amalie Arena on Wednesday. In his return after missing four games following hand surgery, …

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Makar 'honored' to win Norris Trophy, focused on Cup with Avalanche

Makar ‘honored’ to win Norris Trophy, focused on Cup with Avalanche

TAMPA — Cale Makar said he appreciated winning the Norris Trophy, given annually to the top defenseman in the NHL, at the 2022 NHL Awards on Tuesday. But winning the Stanley Cup with the Colorado Avalanche remains the ultimate goal. The Avalanche have a 2-1 lead in the best-of-7 series against the Tampa Bay Lightning …

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