When Tampa Bay Lightning competed for the Colorado Avalanche in the final of this Stanley Cup, it reminded fans of why they are champions again and again. Take Game 3, for example, where many thought the series would be extended when the Bolts beat the team 7-0 before winning 6-2 at the Amali Arena. Or Friday, Tampa – exited with a loss in Game 4– Entered a rocking ball arena to knock down the Avs with the Stanley Cup.
The setback of Lightning will be necessary again in Game 6. Tampa returns home on Sunday night, likely to force Game 7 on. The avalanche, meanwhile, hopes to end Lightning’s attempt to win the Stanley Cup for the third time. Championship in franchise history and since 2001.
Tampa has gone admirably 8-2 this past season, but Colorado (8-1 on the road) has proven to travel with its rival hosts. If Lightning wins, they will be one game away from becoming the first team from the 1942 Toronto Maple Leafs to successfully march from a 3-1 deficit to win the Stanley Cup. However, Colorado hopes to prove its regular season dominance (56-19-7 record, topping the Western Conference).
The buck drop is set for 8pm ET at the Amali Arena. The game airs on ABC and is available to stream on Fupodiv (Try it for free)
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