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Fastest 5 minutes in hockey: How speedy Avs won Stanley Cup

Fastest 5 minutes in hockey: How speedy Avs won Stanley Cup

Playing hockey on fast forward, the Colorado Avalanche blazed their way to the Stanley Cup championship with a mix of speed and high-end skill that needed only a defined focus to get over the top.
Defending champion Lightning's bid for 3-peat falls short

Defending champion Lightning's bid for 3-peat falls short

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Lightning didn’t relinquish their grip on the Stanley Cup without a fight. Andrei Vasilevskiy rejected shot after shot, keeping the two-time defending champions’ quest for a threepeat alive.
Avalanche dethrone Lightning to win Stanley Cup for 3rd time

Avalanche dethrone Lightning to win Stanley Cup for 3rd time

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Nathan MacKinnon could not find the words. Gabriel Landeskog cracked a smile and a joke.
Avalanche D-man Cale Makar wins Conn Smythe as playoff MVP

Avalanche D-man Cale Makar wins Conn Smythe as playoff MVP

Cale Makar has won the Conn Smythe Trophy as playoff MVP after leading the Colorado Avalanche to their first Stanley Cup title since 2001 and third in franchise history. Makar is the second defenseman to win the award over the past three years.

Avalanche visit the Lightning with 3-2 series lead

Colorado Avalanche (56-19-7, first in the Central Division) vs. Tampa Bay Lightning (51-23-8, third in the Atlantic Division) Tampa, Florida; Sunday, 8 p.m.
NHL experiencing sustained growth with female, younger fans

NHL experiencing sustained growth with female, younger fans

One of the biggest stories in the NHL this season has been the increase in viewers in the league's first year of its television contracts with ESPN and TNT.
Palat is money for Lightning, could cash in as free agent

Palat is money for Lightning, could cash in as free agent

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — If this is Ondrej Palat’s final playoff run with the Tampa Bay Lightning, he’s certainly making it count. Soon he could be counting in the tens of millions of dollars on a new contract.
Road test at Lightning stands between Avalanche, Stanley Cup

Road test at Lightning stands between Avalanche, Stanley Cup

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Josh Manson still had his bags half-packed from the Colorado Avalanche’s last time on the road, when they returned home with the chance to win the Stanley Cup.
Lightning win Game 5, deny Avs chance to take Stanley Cup

Lightning win Game 5, deny Avs chance to take Stanley Cup

DENVER (AP) — The Stanley Cup was in the building and just waiting to be paraded around the ice. Pack it up. It's heading back to Florida.
Avs can't close out Lightning in Game 5 loss at Ball Arena

Avs can't close out Lightning in Game 5 loss at Ball Arena

DENVER (AP) — Keep the champagne chilled. It's back to the slushy ice of Amalie Arena for the Colorado Avalanche after they failed to close out the Tampa Bay Lightning in the Stanley Cup Final.